HARRISON, N.J. – Red Bulls II have signed defender Juan Castillo to a USL Championship contract, pending U.S. Soccer Federation and league approval, the club announced Tuesday.

Castillo, 18, most recently played for Millonarios FC U-20 in Copa Libertadores U-20.

“We are really excited to add a player that has Juan Castillo’s potential,” NYRB II head coach John Wolyniec said in a statement. “We look forward to working with a player that has a lot of the qualities that we admire in young players.”

The Tumaco, Colombia native has featured for Colombian youth national teams, starting with the U-17’s and most recently appearing for the U-20’s.

“I feel very glad for this opportunity with New York Red Bulls II,” Castillo said. “I cannot wait to start the season and be part of this amazing organization.”