Tuesday August 12th, 2014

French striker Saer Sene has been traded from the New England Revolution to the New York Red Bulls, the teams announced Tuesday

The Red Bulls will also get an international roster slot, while the Revolution receive forward Andre Akpan and allocation money.

“Saer, who can play wide or up front, will add a different dimension and another option to our attack,” said Red Bulls Sporting Director Andy Roxburgh. “We’re excited to bring him aboard and at the same time, we wish Andre all the best with his new club.”

Sene is in his third MLS season, all of which were with the Revolution. He has 17 goals and eight assists in his MLS career. The 27-year-old also spent eight seasons playing in France and Germany.

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Akpan, 26, has played 41 games over six years in MLS. He has four career goals. 

- Molly Geary

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