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Ex-Liverpool boss Houllier insists Petke will remain with NYRB

Gerard Houllier has made it vehemently clear that Mike Petke will remain as head coach of the New York Red Bulls.

The 37-year old guided the Red Bulls to the 2013 MLS Supporters' Shield in his first season as manager and regardless of the result in Wednesday night's Eastern Conference semi-final second leg against Houston Dynamo, will stay on in 2014 according to Red Bulls head of global soccer Houllier.

"He's under contract with us anyway … He's got a three-year contract," Houllier said on KICKTV Live.

"Mike will stay with us. Don't worry. We'll look after him well."

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