Brandon Allen (right), pictured with Alex Muyl, is heading for Arizona to play in the Desert Diamond Cup for the Red Bulls (Andy Mead/YCJ Photo).
The Red Bulls announced Saturday the preseason roster for the remainder of the second camp in Tucson, Ariz.
The team will train there through the conclusion of the Desert Diamond Cup Feb. 25.
The rest of the Red Bulls roster returned home in preparation for the first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals at Red Bull Arena against the Vancouver Whitecaps. The second leg is set for March 2.
The roster features five players on Major League contracts, four players on United Soccer League contracts, four Red Bulls Academy players, two unsigned MLS SuperDraft picks and seven unsigned trialists.
Goalkeepers (2): Rafael Diaz, Evan Louro
Defenders (5): David Abidor#, David Najem*, Hassan Ndam, Kevin O’Toole^, Tim Schmoll*
Midfielders (12): Arun Basuljevic, Vincent Bezecourt*, Omir Fernandez^, Ethan Kutler@, Zeiko Lewis@, Duane Muckette#, Brett Nason#, Bradley Nestor#, Zach Ryan^, Kazu Shigenobu^, Lucas Terci#, Andrew Tinari#
Forwards (3): Brandon Allen, Jake Freeman#, Florian Valot*
# – unsigned player/trialist
@ – unsigned draft pick
* – NYRB II player