HARRISON, N.J. (December 10, 2018) – The New York Red Bulls announced today the list of players available for the 2018 MLS Expansion Draft for FC Cincinnati, along with the list of players protected. The Red Bulls will protect the maximum 11 players from the senior roster. Four additional Homegrown Players are automatically protected. The expansion draft is set for Tuesday, December 11 at 2 p.m. ET.
New York Red Bulls protected players:
Goalkeepers: Ryan Meara, Luis Robles
Defenders: Kemar Lawrence, Aaron Long, Michael Amir Murillo Tim Parker (rights)
Midfielders: Christian Casseres Jr., Sean Davis, Kaku, Danny Royer
Forwards: Bradley Wright-Phillips
The Red Bulls have protected 10 players under contract and the rights to Tim Parker. The Red Bulls have extended a Bona Fide offer to Parker, retaining his rights and making him ineligible for the upcoming MLS re-entry draft.
Additional Homegrown players on the supplemental roster are automatically protected. Those players are: Derrick Etienne Jr., Evan Louro, Alex Muyl, and Ben Mines.
The list of available players is as follows:
Defenders: Kyle Duncan, Connor Lade, Hassan Ndam
Midfielders: Vincent Bezecourt, Andreas Ivan, Florian Valot
Forwards: Anatole Abang, Brian White