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Five Stripe Final: The inside scoop on Gabriel Heinze from Golazo Argentino

We talk to one of the top English-language Argentine football reporters to break down what Gabriel Heinze brings to Atlanta United.

Estudiantes v Velez - Superliga 2019/20 Photo by Gustavo Garello/Jam Media/Getty Images

The premier English-language reporter on Argentine football is Golazo Argentino’s Peter Coates (@GolazoArgentino, @Pedro_Coates on Twitter), and he joined Joe and Sam to talk about the appointment of one Gabriel Heinze as Atlanta United manager.

In the show, Coates breaks down:

  • What is Heinze’s background as a manager so far in his young career? What is his reputation having managed Argentinos Jrs. and Velez Sarsfield?
  • How close exactly is Heinze to the legendary Marcel Bielsa on a tactical level?
  • What is the reaction in Argentina to this move for Heinze?
  • What kind of style can we expect to see from his teams in Atlanta?

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