The MLS side New York Red Bulls released Shaun Wright Phillips along with a number of other players who just couldn’t manage to find their spot in the team and did not play a very influential role in the American team.

Shaun Wright Phillips signed a permanent deal with the New York Red Bulls back in July of 2015 but his time in the club only lasted a few months as he was released by the team at the end of the 2015 MLS season and the . The veteran player also went on saying that if it was for him, he would’ve liked to continue playing for the MLS team for another year but his wish wasn’t heard as Shaun Wright Phillips had to see his way out after a short period of time.

“I don’t really think too much, I take it a day as it comes. I’m being hopeful. Hopefully you’ll see me again next year. If I had my way, I’d like to be back here. I would like to but I knew the situation, I came halfway through this season and players were playing well. It’d be harsh to pull people out. I have to fight for my position, just like everyone else.” Former Chelsea player, Shaun Wright Phillips said as he told the media his desire to stay with New York Red Bulls for at least another season.

When the 2015 MLS season reached it’s end, the New York Red Bulls released the following 9 players: Dane Richards, Damien Perrinelle, Shaun Wright-Phillips, Leo Stolz, Kyle Reynish, Marius Obekop, Manolo Sanchez and Anthony Wallace but some of those players are rumored on making a return to the MLS team in 2016.