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Joseph to take time off from Revolution

New England Revolution midfielder Shalrie Joseph has taken an indefinite leave of absence to attend to personal matters, the club announced on Monday.

The 31-year-old left the club on Saturday and according to a club statement "will return at a later date."

Joseph suffered a hip injury at the beginning of the season and has only played in one of the Revolution's five games this year.

Last season Joseph was a league MVP finalist after scoring eight goals and adding eight assists.