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Talking Josef Martinez vs. Gabriel Heinze and Atlanta United/New England Preview | FIVE STRIPES TONIGHT

Pretty busy show ahead!

As if Atlanta United didn’t have enough to worry about (i.e. a limited roster due to international duty and injuries), now comes news that Atlanta United striker Josef Martinez has been training separately from the team, a la the situation at Toronto FC with Jozy Altidore. Is it the sign of friction between Martinez and head coach Gabriel Heinze that is heading toward a breaking point? Could a transfer be on the horizon? Or is it something that will work itself out eventually? Oh, by the way, Atlanta have a match at the Benz on Saturday vs. the New England Revolution, the Eastern Conference leaders.


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