The pick is Chicago’s natural third-round selection, previously acquired by Cincinnati. FC Cincinnati has an option to buy at the end of the loan.
“Derrick has continued to progress each season and represents our club well,” said Denis Hamlett, Red Bulls Sporting Director. “We wish him the best for the rest of the season in Cincinnati.”
Etienne, a native of Paterson, N.J., signed with the Red Bulls ahead of the 2016 season after one year at the University of Virginia. he is a graduate of the Red Bulls Academy and represents Haiti on the international stage. Etienne has appeared in 60 league games for the Red Bulls over four seasons, making 22 starts, with six goals and four assists.
In addition, the Red Bulls said they have placed midfielder Florian Valot on the Season-Ending Injury list. Valot had surgery in April to repair a torn ACL.
He suffered the injury during the Red Bulls match against the San Jose Earthquakes on March 16.