New York City FC have announced a sponsorship deal with recruitment firm Hays, reports, The club, which will enter Major League Soccer (MLS) in 2015, is partly owned by Premier League outfit Manchester City and Major League Baseball's (MLB) New York Yankees.

Hays becomes the franchise's official recruitment partner in a three-year tie-up.

The deal entitles Hays to the use of the New York City FC crest, player imagery and brand messaging on digital and social media platforms.

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