Justin Haak works out prior to NYCFC’s game vs. Philadelphia at the MLS is Back Tournament in July. (Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

NEW YORK – New York City FC midfielder Justin Haak has been loaned to Hartford Athletic of the USL Championship on loan for the remainder of the Major League Soccer season, it was announced Wednesday morning.

NYCFC has the right to recall Haak at any time.

Haak, 18, a Homegrown player, was part of the club’s first Academy team in 2015. He was promoted to the first team in 2019 as the club’s third Homegrown player.

The Brooklyn, N.Y. native played three league matches in 2019 while also featuring throughout NYCFC’s run in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.