Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Frank de Boer preseason presser (1.31.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer

Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer spoke with the media following his team’s preseason practice on Jan. 31. Topics including the transfer of Miguel Almiron to Newcastle United, impressions of the team in training camp, the rumors of Leandro Gonzalez Pirez’s departure, the potential field positioning of Ezequiel Barco and the potential of George Bello and Miles Robinson with their development within Atlanta’s youth system.

Atlanta United Frank de Boer preseason presser 1.31.19
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Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Ezequiel Barco preseason presser #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer

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

Atlanta United midfielder Ezequiel Barco spoke with the media following his team’s preseason practice on Jan. 31. Topics including former teammate Miguel Almiron’s record-setting transfer to Newcastle United, what that means for the rest of Major League Soccer, seeking improvement in his upcoming second year with the team, expectations for the 2019 campaign and assisting new teammate and fellow Argentinian Pity Martinez adjust to Atlanta and the United States.

Atlanta United Ezequiel Barco preseason presser 1.31.19

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Pity Martinez introduction presser (1.25.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #atlantaunited #uniteandconquer

Atlanta United entrance ahead of home contest against Montreal Impact
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications (Karl L. Moore)

The Sports Inquirer attended the introduction presser of new Atlanta United acquisition Pity Martinez alongside the team’s Director of Operations Carlos Bocanegra. Topics with the Argentine formerly of River Plate included the decision process to choosing Atlanta, impressions of Major League Soccer and commentary from Bocanegra on the designated player status of the roster which includes Josef Martinez, Miguel Almiron, Ezequiel Barco and now Pity Martinez.

Atlanta United Pity Martinez introduction presser (1.25.19)