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Bradley Wright-Phillips signs new Designated Player deal with Red Bulls

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Bradley Wright-Phillips has signed a new Designated Player contract with the New York Red Bulls, the club announced on Wednesday.

Terms of deal were not disclosed, as per MLS policy. But the Red Bulls called the extension for the franchise's all-time top scorer a "multi-year" agreement.

The 32-year-old Englishman earned $715,000 in guaranteed compensation last season, according to figures released by the MLS Players Union.

"We are very pleased to extend Bradley's time in New York," Red Bulls sporting director Denis Hamlett said in a statement.

"His on-field accomplishments at this club speak for themselves, but that success comes from his dedication and work ethic day in and day out. His character and leadership make him an important part of our group and we look forward to his continued success with the Red Bulls."

Wright-Phillips led MLS in goals last year, with 24, and is the only player in league history to record two 20-goal season. He also won the Golden Boot award in 2014, scoring 27 times to equal MLS's single season mark. He has one goal in four games so far in 2017.

Wright-Philips originally signed with the Red Bulls in 2013 as a trialist. The Red Bulls have won two Supporters Shields during his stay, but haven't managed to reach the league's title match.

"I am very proud of what has been accomplished in my time here," Wright-Phillips said. "But my sole focus is on trying to win MLS Cup."

Before moving to the U.S., he played for English clubs Brentford, Charlton Athletic, Plymouth Argyle, Southampton and Manchester City.

He's the son of former England striker Ian Wright and half-brother of former England midfielder Shaun Wright-Phillips, who was also his teammate with the Red Bulls during parts of the past two seasons.