OFFICIAL - Atlanta United release statement on Thiago Almada
Soon to make his debut for Argentinian senior national team, 20-year old attacking midfielder Thiago Almada, currently playing for Velez Sarsfield, has been linked as a sure move to Atlanta United FC. To this end, Major League Soccer club, from Georgia state, released the following official statement:
We have seen reports about Thiago Almada. We have not committed to acquiring the player at this time; we can confirm that we retain an exclusive option to permanently transfer the player. The option extends into 2022. We will have no further comment on the player at this time.— Atlanta United FC (@ATLUTD) December 4, 2021
Besides, a 25 million euros exit clause is set upon the 2001-born playmaker, who is meanwhile tracked by Olympique de Marseille as well. Developments from MLS side, anyway, are soon to be expected.