Angel: MLS needs successful New York Red Bulls

New York Red Bulls striker Juan Pablo Angel says MLS need the club to succeed.

Angel says its important for the overall health of the league and growth of the sport that the Red Bulls succeed.

"New Jersey is the biggest market: It's important the franchise does well, because of the market it's important for the industry and important for the business in general,'' Angel told the New York Post. "The commitment that this company has shown in trying to develop the sport in this country is unquestionable.

"In New York you have to be a winner to succeed. The bottom line is we have to win something to get the recognition that we need. I think its going to be important for all the clubs involved, important for the league the industry the business in general.''