The Spanish champions announced the agreement with Marquez. Later the Red Bulls scheduled a Tuesday news conference to announce the signing of a star player, without saying who it was.

Marquez didn't say whre he would sign, although his talks with the Red Bulls have been common knowledge in soccer circles. His release allows him to sign with New York without a transfer fee.

Marquez helped Barcelona win two Champions League titles, four Spanish league championships and played for Mexico in the World Cup. - AP

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