ATLANTA (AP) Atlanta United have acquired two gamers from the Mexican Tremendous League to strengthen positions affected by accidents.
The staff introduced, on Tuesday, the signing of defender Juan Jose Borata on mortgage from Tigres UANL for the rest of the 2022 season. The day earlier than, it acquired goalkeeper Raul Godino from Chivas Guadalajara.
Each shall be obtainable to affix Atlanta United when the MLS secondary switch window opens on July 7.
The 24-year-old Borata reinforces Atlanta’s depth within the middle of protection, and might help defend towards the set-pieces which have plagued the staff this season. The staff misplaced star defender Miles Robinson for the rest of the season with a torn Achilles.
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The Purata contract was obtained on mortgage, which has an possibility to increase till 2023 and an possibility to purchase. Coach Carlos Bocanegra described the most recent addition as a “talented centre-back with a very high ceiling”.
“Given our current situation, we felt the need to bring in another central defender,” Bocanegra added.
The 26-year-old Godino provides United another choice in aim after shedding captain Brad Guzan, additionally to Achilles’ end-of-season damage. Veteran Bobby Shuttleworth took over the No. 1 job after Guzan’s fall, however Rocco Rios Novo began his MLS debut final Sunday in a 2-0 win over Miami.
Atlanta now has a goalkeeper who has performed 164 skilled video games, in addition to 5 video games for the Mexican nationwide staff. Free agent, 6-foot-5 Gudino was acquired on mortgage with the choice to increase past the 2022 season.
“He’s a goalkeeper who has experience in big environments,” Bocanegra mentioned.
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