Soler replaced as Red Bulls GM

Red Bull New York announced Tuesday that Jerome de Bontin has been appointed as the club's new General Manager, replacing Erik Soler, who will stay on with the club as an internal advisor.

According to a press release from the Red Bulls, De Bontin will oversee the club's business operations while Gerard Houllier, who was appointed Head of Global Soccer for Red Bull this summer, will oversee all sporting aspects for the team.

De Bontin has served as President for French side AS Monaco from early 2008 until the spring of 2009 while also serving as a board member for the club.