TyC Sports’ Mario Antio reports Argentina-American goalkeeper Rocco Ríos Novo will soften the deal for Atlanta United as they acquire Marcelino Moreno from Lánus.
Novo will receive a free loan from Lánus II to Atlanta United 2 for the duration of the 2020 season with an option to buy 80% of his rights for $ 3 million this winter. Novo to join Erik Lopez as one of Atlanta United’s new U-22 acquisitions and will likely be in a good position to succeed Brad Guzan over the next few seasons.
Novo brings an abundance of international experience with him to Atlanta. He is a regular Argentina starter with the U-15 and U-17 junior national teams at the 2019 U-17 World Cup and 2019 U-17 South American Championships where he scored five leaves. white in eight matches.
As with most young goalkeepers, his maximum value and peak will come a few years later than outfielders, so the fact that he is already attracting that kind of attention and evaluation from our club indicates Atlanta United’s long-term commitment and potential future. with a high level European club.
Novo joins an Atlanta United 2 squad with already a talented young international goalkeeper in Vicente Reyes who faced Novo with the Chilean U-17s. Fans can expect to see an exciting competition between these two talented youngsters next season as they battle for starts with the 2 and in international competitions in South America.
Welcome to Atlanta, Rocco!