Red Bull New York announced today the signings of Finnish international midfielder/defender Teemu Tainio and defender Stephen Keel. Tainio will be added to the team’s roster pending receipt of his International Transfer Certificate (ITC). Keel spent significant time in the USL First Division and a short stint in MLS since beginning his professional career in 2005.
“The club is thrilled about adding a player of Teemu’s class,” said Red Bull New York Sporting Director Erik Soler. “He is a versatile player with a vast amount of experience and we are confident that he will fit right in with the team and become a valuable contributor immediately.”
In regards to Keel, Soler said, “We are excited to sign Stephen and have him officially join our club. He has impressed us in training and in our preseason matches and will provide depth to our back line.”