The New England Revolution have re-signed Teal Bunbury to a multi-year extension, via reports around the league and specifically from the club’s website.
Last spring, Teal Bunbury left Sporting Kansas City finally nearing the end of a major ACL injury that some believed would negatively impact the 24-year-old’s career.
However, after signing with the New England Revolution and playing a full season on Jay Heaps’ side, Bunbury tallied career-highs in assists (6), number of games (31 games played) and minutes played (2,446 minutes).
“I couldn’t be more excited at this point,” Bunbury said to MLSsoccer.com. “There’s always a little bit of uncertainty when you’re going into a contract year. You don’t know where you might end up, there’s different places that you might be looking at. I always wanted to stay here in New England.”
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He demonstrated his prowess manning the wing, speedily bursting down the field and creating problems for opposing defenses when he attacked the net as both a playmaker and scorer.
In the MLS Cup against the LA Galaxy, Bunbury’s bold chip clanged off the crossbar in the 85th minute, a goal which would have given his squad a 2-1 lead at a critical stage in the match.
“We’re excited to bring Teal back this season,” Revolution general manager Michael Burns said in the statement. “Teal is a talented, young player who’s brought a dynamic element to our system, and we’re expecting him to continue being a key contributor on the field.”