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Albert Rusnák tells Slovakian publication that he has signed new deal with Real Salt Lake

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Real midfielder Albert Rusnak (11) kicks Salt Lake's only goal on a penalty kick in MLS action between Real Salt Lake and New York Red Bulls at Rio Tinto Stadium, Saturday, March 17, 2018.

Throughout the 2018 season, Real Salt Lake midfielder Albert Rusnák voiced his displeasure about the state of his contract negotiations. In May, he went public with those frustrations.

But now it appears that situation is resolved. Rusnak recently told a Slovakian soccer website that he has signed a new three-year deal with RSL.

When asked if he had ever thought of returning to Europe at some point in his career, Rusnák said he sometimes thinks about going back, but at this point he is in the U.S. It was then that he addressed his situation with RSL.

“I’m not pushing anything,” Rusnák told profutbol.sk. “I recently signed a new three-year contract. I do not look for a return to Europe, but if it came up with an interesting offer, I would definitely rethink it.”

When reached by The Salt Lake Tribune, a team spokesperson said, “The club has no comment at this time.”

Rusnák reportedly agreed to a new contract in late September. Near the end of the season, he said people would know the status of his contract by the end of the season.

The 24-year-old played 31 games last season for the RSL and tallied 10 goals and seven assists. He started 29 of those 31 games.

Rusnák’s total compensation in 2018 was $925,820.50, per salary information released by the MLS Player’s Association in mid-September.

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