Whenever Atlanta United next plays its next MLS game it should have all but one of its players back from injury, club president Darren Eales said Monday. The season is suspended because of COVID-19.
Other injured players — Miles Robinson, Franco Escobar, Laurence Wyke, Matheus Rossetto and Edgar Castillo — are using the time during the league postponement to rehab.
“We feel pretty good that the rest of the squad will be healthy,” Eales said.
Castillo, a fullback, broke a rib during the preseason. He did not play in the three Champions League games or either of the two league games.
Robinson, a centerback, sustained a quad injury in the team’s final preseason game. He also did not play in the past five games.
Wyke, a centerback who replaced Escobar in the MLS opener, sustained a concussion in the second half against Nashville.
Rossetto, a midfielder, had an ankle injury in the Champions League game at Club America. He had played only 13 minutes.
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