Harrison, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) - Red Bull New York announced Thursday that
the club has parted ways with defender Markus Holgersson.
"After speaking with Markus following the conclusion of our season and taking
into account our salary cap situation, we mutually decided that it would be in
everyone's interest for us to part ways. Markus indicated to us that he is
ready to take on the next stage of his career and we want to thank him for his
service to the New York Red Bulls," said Red Bulls Sporting Director Andy
Roxburgh. "Markus, an excellent professional, has been an important part of
our club and defense for the past two seasons, helping us win the Supporters'
Shield in 2013, and we are very sad to lose him. We want to wish him the best
Holgersson signed with the Red Bulls in 2012 from Swedish side Helsingborgs.
He was named team Defender of the Year in his debut season and went on to
start 32 of New York's 34 regular season games in 2013.
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