Atlanta is in ninth position in the Eastern Conference with 19 units and hopes that the Mexican reinforcements will help it quickly climb positions
Atlanta United is betting on Mexican elements and the proof is that it announced the hiring of two Aztec soccer players in the last few hours, as well as having a coaching staff led by Mexican figures.
Through its social networks, Atlanta United, a former team from Gerardo Martinocurrent technician of the Mexican teamshared with his followers the arrivals of goalkeeper Raul Gudiño, who arrives in the United States from Chivas de Guadalajara, and defender Juan José Sanchez Puratawho arrives to the North American squad as a loan from tigersowner of your letter.
Gudino y Sanchez Purata they would join Ronaldo Cisneros as the Mexican soccer players of Atlanta United. Cisneros25 years old, was trained in the quarry of the Santos and in Aztec football he played with Chivas, Miners and Zacatepec. At the beginning of this year, Ronaldo He was signed by the Georgia squad and the Aztec has managed to recover his best version with the American squad.
In nine games with Atlanta United, Cisneros He has four goals and his best performance was achieved against Chicago Fire scoring three targets. Ronaldo has positioned itself as an important piece in the scheme of the Mexican strategist Gonzalo Pineda.
With 39 years, Pinedaformer player of Pumas, Chivas and Cruz Azul, took the reins of Atlanta United in August 2021. Before becoming the coach of Atlanta, Gonzalo He was working for more than four years as assistant coach with the Seattle Sounders.
In his first adventure as technical director in the MLS, Pineda decided to have two compatriots as assistants and signed Eugenio Villazon y Diego of the Towerformer players of League MXwho after retiring have shown their ability as technical assistants.
It should be noted that in the Atlanta United squad there is also Erick Centenowho is born of USAbut who also has Mexican nationality and we should also remember the controversial departure of the Mexican winger Jurgen Damm, who did not count for the strategist Pineda for the current season and who is now a new player of the America.
Atlanta marches in the ninth position of the Eastern Conference with 19 units and is eight points behind NYC FC, team that commands the classification. With three Mexicans who aim to be starters in important lines (Gudiño in goal, Purata in defense and Cisneros in the front), the United will seek to climb positions as soon as possible.