New York Red Bulls: Red Bulls’ biggest storylines to follow in 2019

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Almost no change from last year.

The saying goes, if it aint’ broken, don’t fix it. For a team that set the record for most points in the regular season in the MLS when the competition has arguably been the deepest its ever been, I would say nothing is broken.

Yes, they lost Tyler Adams as the previous slide noted, but overall there is not a whole lot of net loss. At the end of the day, they lost Adams, but added some pieces in Jorgensen and Omir Fernandez. Let’s not forget, the Red Bulls will be getting Florian Valot and Kyle Duncan back from injury as well, there is no doubt they will be useful at some point.

The Red Bulls, like we have also brushed over much in this preview, have kept a lot of their pieces together for this season.

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The Red Bulls might not win the Shield again, doing it twice in a row has not happened since 2011 when the LA Galaxy won it for the second time. However, the Red Bulls almost had no roster turnover. It’ll almost be the exact same club as least season.

If anything, no gain triumphs the fact that Chris Armas now has a full offseason of being the head coach of the club. He was given actual time to build and get his team ready for whatever changes he does plan on making for the season. Something that didn’t even impact the club in the middle of the season last year.

No loss is impactful enough to fill the intangible value that consistency has. It is rare a club has the same starting XI for multiple seasons on end, that is just not an attainable goal for an MLS Club. However, the Red Bulls came pretty dang close. The overall net loss from the roster in minimal. This already great and proven club is simply getting one more shot to do it all again.