Locker room setup before the match against FC Cincinnati at TQL Stadium in Cincinatti, Ohio, on Wednesday July 21, 2021. (Photo by Jacob Gonzalez/Atlanta United)

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United player Franco Ibarra Nov. 6 ahead of the team’s road contest against FC Cincinnati. Topics included his recovery from a grade two groin injury, adjusting to Major League Soccer, the potential of becoming a teammate of Thiago Almada, training to play multiple positions on the field and preparing for the Cincinnati contest.