Atlanta United have added another player to their squad for their upcoming inaugural season. Jeff Larentowicz is the newest addition to the club after agreeing to terms as a free agent.
#ATLUTD sign free agent Jeff Larentowicz— Atlanta United FC (@ATLUTD) December 14, 2016
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The 33-year-old is a 12-year MLS veteran who can play in the midfield or as a center back. Most recently he has played with the LA Galaxy.
“Jeff gives us another dimension because of his natural passing and possession abilities,” Atlanta United technical director Carlos Bocanegra said. “His experience and leadership will be invaluable for our younger players, and he’s capable of making a big impact on the field. He’s proven to be a winner throughout his entire career.”
This brings the total of current rostered players to 19.
Goalkeepers (2): Alexander Tambakis, Alec Kann
Defenders (4): Michael Parkhurst, Zach Loyd, Mikey Ambrose, Mark Bloom
Midfielders (9): Miguel Almiron, Junior Burgos, Chris Goslin, Harrison Heath, Kevin Kratz, Chris McCann, Hector Villalba, Andrew Carleton, Jeff Larentowicz
Forwards (4): Kenwyne Jones, Jeffrey Otoo, Romario Williams, Brandon Vazquez