MLS Rumours report RBNY were chasing Olympiacos’ new signing Javier Saviola.
New York Red Bulls will not be adding any more Designated Players to their squad after failing in an attempt to sign Javier Saviola, according to MLS Rumours.
Source: #RBNY won’t make any DP signings this window. Were in preliminary talks with Javier Saviola but broke down when better offers came
— MLS Transfers (@MLSTransfers) July 29, 2013
The Red Bulls record with Designated Players suggest Saviola moving to New York was not out of the question, the club having had names such as Rafael Marquez and Juan Pablo Angel on the books, and perhaps could have been tempted to join current DPs Thierry Henry and Tim Cahill, but the lure of European football would appear to have been too great.