Atlanta United have introduced their roster adjustments following the 2022 MLS season.
The 5 Stripes have exercised contract choices on Ozzie Alonso, George Campbell, Jackson Conway, Aiden McFadden, Miles Robinson, Matheus Rossetto, and Juanjo Purata – with the latter impressing on an preliminary mortgage from Liga MX aspect Tigres.
In the meantime, choices have been declined on Dylan Castanheira, Raúl Gudiño, and Bryce Washington. Mikey Ambrose, Alex De John, and Amar Sejdic are out of contract, although the membership stays in discussions with the latter over a brand new deal.
The loans for Rocco Rios Novo and Ronaldo Cisneros are set to run out on the finish of the present calendar 12 months.
Because it stands, the Atlanta United roster for the 2023 MLS season is as follows:
Goalkeepers (2): Justin Garces, Brad Guzan
Defenders (11): George Campbell, Noah Cobb*, Alan Franco, Andrew Gutman, Ronald Hernández, Brooks Lennon, Aiden McFadden, Efrain Morales, Juanjo Purata, Miles Robinson, Caleb Wiley
Midfielders (10): Thiago Almada, Ozzie Alonso, Ezequiel Barco**, Ajani Fortune*, Emerson Hyndman, Franco Ibarra, Marcelino Moreno, Matheus Rossetto, Santiago Sosa, Tyler Wolff***
Forwards (8): Luiz Araújo, Erik Centeno, Machop Chol, Jackson Conway, Dom Dwyer, Erik López, Josef Martínez, Edwin Mosquera
*Efficient Jan. 1, 2023
**On mortgage to River Plate by way of 2023 season
***On mortgage to SK Beveren by way of 2022-23 season
It is understood, nonetheless, that Josef Martinez won’t be returning to the membership. The 5 Stripes are believed to be searching for an answer to the ultimate 12 months of his contract, whereas 90min sources say a number of MLS golf equipment have proven an curiosity in bringing the long-lasting striker on board.
Atlanta United suffered a disappointing 2022 marketing campaign, ending eleventh within the Japanese Convention and lacking out on the MLS Cup Playoffs for the second time in three years. Technical director Carlos Bocanegra and head coach Gonzalo Pineda face an necessary offseason rebuild as stress mounts from supporters to ship the form of success loved between 2017 and 2019.
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