Murillo Belgium Bound from Red Bulls

By Sean McCaffery, December 7, 2019

From NJ to storied club Anderlecht of the first division in Belgium, the 23 year old Panamanian international Michael Amir Murillo has been transferred, no terms released. RBNY Sporting Director Denis Hamlett stated, "We thank Amir for his contributions to our club over the last 3 years. We wish him the best of luck in Europe. The allocation money we receive as funds from this transfer will be invested back into improving our roster this transfer window."  From his nation's San Francisco FC, he arrived here in 2017, Amir was fast a fixture in the roster. At the end of the 2017 season, they purchased the player. He totaled 62 games, starting 54, 4 goals and 10 assists over 9,945 minutes of MLS play, on field for 21 shut outs, he was an All-Star in 2018 following the 2017 election as team new comer. NYRB HC Chris Armas informed "This is a great opportunity for Amir. We wish him the best and we will be rooting for him." 2018 saw him help his team into their first World Cup ever, the quaters of the Gold Cup in 2017 & '19 with 37 caps and a pair of goals.