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New York Purple Bulls signal Sean Nealis to new contract via 2026 MLS season

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The New York Purple Bulls have signed defender Sean Nealis to a brand new three-year contract, the membership introduced Thursday.

Nealis’ new deal runs via the 2026 MLS season with a membership choice for an extra 12 months.

“We’re happy to signal Sean to a brand new contract with our membership,” Purple Bulls sporting director Denis Hamlett stated. “He has had a really robust 12 months and we’re happy to have him assist us strengthen our backline for a few years to return.”

Nealis has loved a constructive 2022 marketing campaign, beginning 32 of RBNY’s 33 common season video games thus far and rating first amongst his teammates for recoveries (398), interceptions (135), and aerial duels received (127).

The 25-year-old center-back has performed a key function in serving to the Purple Bulls qualify for the MLS Cup Playoffs for the thirteenth season in a row.

“I’m very blissful to maintain Sean on the membership,” stated head coach Gerhard Struber. “He has was an excellent chief for our workforce, and we’re excited to see him proceed to work onerous and assist our membership accomplish its targets.”

The Purple Bulls are getting ready to face Charlotte FC of their closing match of the common season on Sunday earlier than heading into yet one more Playoffs marketing campaign.

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