Red Bulls sign Juan Agudelo

Red Bulls sign Juan Agudelo


Red Bulls sign Juan Agudelo


The New York Red Bulls have signed forward Juan Agudelo to a homegrown Generation adidas contract.  Agudelo's New York-based agent, Ron Waxman, confirmed the deal to SBI on Thursday night.

A member of the U.S. Under-17 national team and product of the Red Bulls Youh Academy, Agudelo impressed during pre-season with the Red Bulls after a successful trial stint with Colombian club Millonarios. Details of the contract were not made available.

Agudelo joins a crowded stable of forwards for the Red Bulls that includes Juan Pablo Angel, Macoumba Kandji, John Wolyniec, Conor Chinn and recently-signed Ghanaian forward Ibrahim Salou. He has impressed with his skill on the ball and improved strength, and should get minutes despite being just 17.

As a Homegrown Player, Agudelo will not count toward the Red Bulls' 24-man roster.

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