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Transfer rumor: Atlanta United agrees to terms with Banfield for midfielder Eric Remedi

A $2 million deal has supposedly been agreed to

Banfield v Godoy Cruz - Superliga 2017/18
That’s Remedi in the orange
Photo by Marcelo Endelli/Getty Images

Just in time for World Cup fever another summer tradition is upon us: Silly Season! A report from Argentine newspaper writer and radio host Leonel Cerrudo says that Eric Remedi is on his way to Atlanta. No literally, he’s flying here for a physical.

The first tweet explains that Atlanta United has a verbal agreement with Banfield for a $2 million transfer fee for the 23 year-old Argentine midfielder. The roomer seems pretty specific going onto list details such as an agreement to pay a performance bonus to his current club.


According to Cerrudo, Remedi will be traveling tonight to Atlanta for his physical.

“Who is Eric Remedi?” you may be asking. Lucky for you I googled some stuff about him. First here’s a video Banfield put out with his highlights:

Remedi is a 23 year-old central midfielder who seems well fitted to the role of a no. 6. In 21 appearances for the club, he has 0 goals and 0 assists and 7 yellow cards according to WhoScored, so that seems to support the defensive midfielder theory. The always reliable and never wildly off base TransferMarkt also has Remedi listed as a defensive mid, but notes he can play center back as well. This also supports what Tata Martino had been saying back in March when Carlos Carmona transferred to Colo-Colo before the season began about finding a replacement for the position.

h/t to /u/cuentuli for originally posting the tweet about the rumor on the always fun r/AtlantaUnited.