New York Red Bulls sign midfielder Youba Diarra on loan from RB Salzburg


The New York Red Bulls have acquired midfielder Youba Diarra on loan from RB Salzburg, the membership introduced Monday. 

Diarra, a 22-year-old central midfielder, left his native Mali to join Salzburg in 2018. He has spent a lot of his time on the Austrian powerhouse out on loan, but to make a aggressive look for Salzburg. He has loved loan stints at Wiener Neustädter SC, FC St. Pauli, TSV Hartberg and FC Liefering. 

“Youba is an thrilling player for us, as he has skilled success in a really related model of play,” head of sport Kevin Thelwell said in a membership assertion. “He has excellent habits and a excessive work price against the ball, and high quality going forward, particularly in transition. We expect Youba to be a great complement to our midfield group.”

The midfielder is the most recent offseason addition as Thelwell and head coach Gerhard Struber continue to place their stamp on the roster. Diarra joins following the likes of Brazilian forward Fabio, English proper back Tom Edwards, Venezuelan midfielder Wikelman Carmona and Colombian defender Andres Reyes, amongst others. 

RBNY finished sixth within the Japanese Conference last season, extending their playoff streak to 11 consecutive seasons, regardless of present process a training change halfway by means of the marketing campaign. 

“Youba is a player with a really clear mindset, who at all times offers his best effort in each recreation,” Struber said. “Bodily, he’s very dynamic, and there is a bonus that he already understands our model of play. We glance forward to working with him to rapidly combine him into our team.”


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