Red Bulls' Grella out for the season with knee injury

The 30-year-old is scheduled to undergo surgery that will keep him sidelined for the rest of the 2017 MLS campaign

New York Red Bulls midfielder Mike Grella will be sidelined for the rest of the 2017 MLS season after undergoing knee surgery, the club announced Thursday.

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The 30-year-old will have surgery next week to address discomfort in his left knee that has limited him to eight appearances (three starts) this season.

Grella was a regular starter as the Red Bulls won the Supporters' Shield in 2015 and finished first in the Eastern Conference last season. He has compiled 16 goals and 13 assists over 73 regular season appearances for New York since joining the club in 2015.

In Grella's absence, second-year midfielder Alex Muyl has emerged as a starter on the flank.

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