Atlanta United introduced nowadays that Erick “Cubo” Torres can be again with the workforce in 2021 after agreeing to a brand new deal. Torres used to be signed in the midst of ultimate season as a unfastened agent, and his contract possibility used to be declined through the membership on the finish of the 2020 season. Torres’ new deal will see him occupy a supplemental roster spot, this means that his wage won’t rely in opposition to the membership’s Wage Funds.
The membership mentioned in its press unlock that Torres “may also tackle a extra direct position running along Academy avid gamers and body of workers.”
Membership Vice President and Technical Director Carlos Bocanegra added:
“Cubo has been a good affect on our group and we’re happy he has selected to re-sign with the membership. Whilst he supplies pageant to our workforce of forwards, he’s a veteran presence who understands the league and has proven a willingness to mentor our more youthful avid gamers.”
Atlanta United is closely stocked on the striker place now with Josef Martinez getting back from harm, new signing Lisandro Lopez in from Racing Membership, and newly-minted homegrown signing Jackson Conway.
Like many different avid gamers within the squad, Torres struggled within the assault beneath ultimate season’s period in-between supervisor Stephen Glass because the then-27-year-old Mexican global handled health and harm problems. He totaled 492 league mins, scoring one objective. On the other hand, the striker endured to coach and performed as a sub in Atlanta’s 2nd leg 1-Zero win over Membership The united states within the 2020 Concacaf Champions League in December.