Atlanta United midfielder Eric Remedi #5 kicks the ball mid-air during the first half of the match against Orlando City SC at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, on Saturday August 29, 2020. This is part of the first phase of the continuation of MLS’ 25th season. While the club works to refine the health and safety protocols for Atlanta United events in Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the three home matches of this first phase will be played with no fans in attendance. (Photo by Jacob Gonzalez/Atlanta United)

Atlanta United today announced it has acquired up to $500,000 in General Allocation Money (GAM) from San Jose Earthquakes in exchange for midfielder Eric Remedi. Atlanta will also a receive a percentage of any future sell-on fee. 

“We want to thank Eric for his service to the club, helping us during our 2018 MLS Cup Championship and 2019 U.S. Open Cup Championship runs,” Atlanta United Vice President and Technical Director Carlos Bocanegra said. “We wish him the best of luck in San Jose and in his future.”

Atlanta signed Remedi on June 26, 2018 from Atletico Banfield and the Parana, Argentina native went on to play in 59 league games with 49 starts. After joining the club during the secondary transfer window, Remedi quickly earned a starting spot in defensive midfield. He made his debut in a 3-1 win vs. D.C. United on July 21 as a substitute and then started the remaining 12 matches of the regular season, playing 90 minutes in every match.

Remedi started 25 of his 28 league appearances in his first full season in MLS in 2019. He also appeared in all five matches and made four starts on Atlanta’s run to the 2019 US. Open Cup title, including scoring the game-winning goal in 2-0 win against Orlando City SC in the semifinal. In 2020, he started 16 of his 22 appearances across MLS and Concacaf Champions League. His lone goal of the season came on Sept. 9 against Inter Miami CF.

Transaction: Atlanta United trades Eric Remedi to San Jose Earthquakes in exchange for up to $500,000 in General Allocation Money (GAM) on Feb. 15, 2021.

2021 Atlanta United roster (as of Feb. 15, 2021)

Goalkeepers (2): Brad Guzan, Alec Kann

Defenders (9): Mikey Ambrose, George Bello, George Campbell, Franco Escobar*, Brooks Lennon, Fernando Meza, Efrain Morales, Miles Robinson, Anton Walkes

Midfielders (10): Mo Adams, Ezequiel Barco, Machop Chol, Jürgen Damm, Emerson Hyndman, Marcelino Moreno, Jake Mulraney, Matheus Rossetto, Santiago Sosa, Tyler Wolff

Forwards (5): Jackson Conway, Erik Lopez, Lisandro López, Josef Martinez, Erick “Cubo” Torres

* – on loan with Newell’s Old Boys

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