March 13, 2019 Atlanta: Atlanta United midfielder Eric Remedi defends against Monterrey player Aviles Hurtado with Ezequiel Barco and Jeff Larentowicz looking on in a Concacaf Champions league quarterfinal match on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com
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Photo: ccompton@ajc.com/Curtis Compton

Three Atlanta United players receive green cards

Atlanta United’s Ezequiel Barco, Eric Remedi and Franco Escobar have received green cards and are residents of the United States, according to the team.

The green cards will move the three players out of the International slots on Atlanta United’s roster, freeing up three spaces.

Atlanta United’s international slots are currently occupied by Pity Martinez, Luiz Nascimento, Anton Walkes and Fernando Meza. Should Patrick Nielsen sign with the first team, he will take up a slot.

Here is Atlanta United’s roster as of Jan. 14:

Mo Adams, WB/DM
Ezequiel Barco, M/S 
George Bello, FB/WB 
George Campbell, CB 
Andrew Carleton, M 
Franco Escobar, CB/FB/WB 
Julian Gressel, M/WB 
Brad Guzan, GK 
Emerson Hyndman, DM/CM 
Alec Kann, GK 
Lagos Kunga, S 
Jeff Larentowicz, DM/CB 
Brooks Lennon, FB/WB/M 
Josef Martinez, S 
Pity Martinez, AM/S 
Brendan Moore, GK
Fernando Meza, CB
Luiz Nascimento, M/S 
Patrick Nielsen, CB*
Eric Remedi, DM/CM
Miles Robinson, CB 
Hector Villalba, M/S
Anton Walkes, CB/RB
*Draft pick. Must sign contract.

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