Atlanta United announced the signing of Banfield midfielder Eric Remedi on Tuesday, with the news coming just hours after Darlington Nagbe’s long-term injury was reported. The signing is a welcomed one, even if Remedi’s newest teammates are a little unfamiliar with him.
“I don’t know too much about him,” said captain Michael Parkhurst to reporters Wednesday morning. “I know he’s a midfielder.”
Remedi will likely play a major role for the Five Stripes the moment he touches down stateside, whether it’s to immediately come in for Nagbe or to rotate starts with the likes of Julian Gressel or Jeff Larentowicz centrally. Mikey Ambrose said that he also doesn’t know a whole lot about him, but that he’s heard good things.
“I’ve heard he’s a great player, a great holding mid. I think he’s played around 60 games in the Argentine league, so that shows he has some experience and I think he’ll be a great addition to the team.”
Remedi can begin training with the team, but cannot play in a match until the transfer window officially opens on July 10.