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Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Julian Gressel preseason presser (1.17.20) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #mls #majorleaguesoccer @atlutd @mls

Atlanta United midfielder Julian Gressel (24) handles ball during 2019 contest against Kansas City
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the preseason presser of Atlanta United midfielder Julian Gressel before the team’s practice Jan. 17.

Topics included Gressel’s contract negotiations with Atlanta, off-season training, team expectations for 2020, playing a second year under manager Frank de Boer and positional role with the team.

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Pity Martinez preseason presser (1.17.20) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #mls #majorleaguesoccer @atlutd @mls

Atlanta United midfielder Pity Martinez (left) handles ball in contest against New York City FC in Atlanta on August 11, 2019.
Photo credit: AJ Reynolds (Atlanta United)

The Sports Inquirer attended the preseason presser of Atlanta United midfielder Pity Martinez before the team’s practice Jan. 17.

Topics included Martinez’s off-season physical training, the team preparing for the 2020 campaign, working alongside teammate Ezequiel Barco, interest in playing in Europe and expectations for the upcoming season.

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Ezequiel Barco preseason presser (1.17.20) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #mls #majorleaguesoccer @atlutd @mls

Atlanta United midfielder Ezequiel Barco (8) in contest against Chicago Fire.
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the preseason presser of Atlanta United midfielder Ezequiel Barco before the team’s practice Jan. 17.

Topics included Barco’s off-season physical training to avoid injury, The team preparing for the 2020 campaign, working alongside teammate Pity Martinez, interest in playing in Europe and becoming a permanent resident of the United States.