The Red Bulls have signed Red Bulls II defenders Davi Alexandre and O’Vonte Mullings and midfielder Amos Shapiro-Thompson to short-term loans, the club announced Wednesday.
The players will be available for the Red Bulls’ MLS regular season match against Toronto FC Wednesday night at BMO Field. The contest will kick off at 7:30 p.m. ET with coverage on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV and New York Red Bulls Radio in English via TuneIn, the New York Red Bulls app, and NewYorkRedBulls.com.
Alexandre, 16, had been with Red Bulls Academy for three years before signing an MLS NEXT Pro contract with New York Red Bulls II in April. He has competed in several competitions for the Academy, including the MLS NEXT and GA Cups. He made his professional debut with Red Bulls II on Aug. 3, 2022, becoming the fourth-youngest player to appear in a match in club history. Alexandre has played in eight matches, starting four, and logging 358 minutes during the past two seasons.
Mullings, 22, is in his second season with Red Bulls II after being drafted 20th overall in the 2022 MLS SuperDraft. The defender has logged more 3,000 minutes in 38 appearances, scoring a goal and recording five assists. The Florida Gulf Coast product won 2021 ASUN Player of the Year and was a unanimous ASUN first team selection in 2019.
Shapiro-Thompson, 23, made his first team debut against D.C. United in the Round of 32 of Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup last week. The midfielder has logged 570 minutes this season and leads the team in shots up to this point. The Boston College product was selected in the third round of the 2023 MLS SuperDraft by the New York Red Bulls.
The Red Bulls return home to Red Bull Arena to face off against CF Montreal on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET.