Lisandro López and Atlanta United mutually agree to terminate contract

Atlanta United announced today it has agreed to mutually terminate the contract of forward Lisandro López.

“It’s with a heavy heart that we announce Lisandro’s time at the club has come to an end,” Atlanta United Vice President and Technical Director Carlos Bocanegra said. “Despite our short time together, he quickly proved to be a valuable team-first member of our organization and he will always be welcome back at Atlanta United. Our thoughts will continue to be with Lisandro and his family.”

López joined Atlanta United on Jan. 25 and appeared in four matches with three starts. The 38-year-old forward has more than 600 professional appearances and 244 goals scored at the club level while also featuring seven times for the Argentina National Team. He won five league titles and five cup competitions during an 18-year career in Argentina, Portugal, France, Qatar and Brazil.

2021 Atlanta United roster (May 18, 2021)

Goalkeepers (3): Brad Guzan, Alec Kann, Ben Lundgaard

Defenders (15): Mikey Ambrose, Josh Bauer, George Bello, George Campbell, Alex De John, Franco Escobar*, Alan Franco, Jack Gurr, Andrew Gutman**, Ronald Hernández, Brooks Lennon, Fernando Meza***, Efrain Morales****, Miles Robinson, Anton Walkes

Midfielders (11): Mo Adams, Ezequiel Barco, Machop Chol, Jürgen Damm, Emerson Hyndman, Franco Ibarra, Marcelino Moreno, Jake Mulraney, Matheus Rossetto, Santiago Sosa, Tyler Wolff

Forwards (4): Jackson Conway, Erik Lopez, Josef Martinez, Erick “Cubo” Torres

* – on loan with Newell’s Old Boys

** – on loan with New York Red Bulls

*** – on loan with Defensa y Justicia

**** – on loan with ATL UTD 2

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