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Atlanta United announces provisional roster for Concacaf Champions League restart

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Five Atlanta United 2 players make the roster and will be eligible to play vs. Club America.

SOCCER: OCT 24 MLS - DC United at Atlanta United FC Photo by Rich von Biberstein/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Atlanta United announced its provisional roster for the teams resumption of play in the Concacaf Champions League, which includes 32 players — 5 of which are from the club’s USL affiliate.

Atlanta United will need to overturn a 3-0 deficit against Liga MX’s Club America if it is to play beyond the dates of the quarterfinal matchups, which Concacaf announced this month will take place December 15-16.

There may be more be more Academy and Atlanta United 2 players that are involved in training sessions to help make up numbers, but only players that are on this list will be eligible for the final roster and a chance to participate in the competition. This roster could also be pared down prior to the competition if year-end moves are announced and players have options declined.

Here’s the list released by the club this morning:

Goalkeepers (4): Brad Guzan, Alec Kann^, Ben Lundgaard*, Brendan Moore

Defenders (11): George Bello, George Campbell, Edgar Castillo, Franco Escobar, Jack Gurr*, Brooks Lennon^, Fernando Meza, Miles Robinson, Anton Walkes, Laurence Wyke

Midfielders (12): Mo Adams, Ezequiel Barco, Manuel Castro, Jürgen Damm, Jon Gallagher, Emerson Hyndman, Jeff Larentowicz, Marcelino Moreno, Jake Mulraney, Eric Remedi, Matheus Rossetto, Tyler Wolff

Forwards (5): Jackson Conway*, Phillip Goodrum*, Adam Jahn, Erik Lopez*, Josef Martinez^, Erick “Cubo” Torres

* - contracted to Atlanta United 2

^ - player is currently injured and unavailable for selection