Atlanta United signs Pogba

Atlanta United have declared the signing of Florentin Pogba, the more established sibling of Manchester United and France star Paul.

The defender joins the club as a Discovery Signing having most as of late played in Turkey’s Super Lig for Genclerbirligi.

VP and specialized chief Carlos Bocanegra feels Pogba will almost certainly challenge for choice with the MLS Cup champions.

“We’re satisfied to formally greet Florentin to our club,” said Bocanegra. “He’s a physical central back who additionally can play with his feet.

“He likewise brings a colossal measure of understanding in the wake of speaking to his club and nation in different universal competitions and we anticipate that him should seek playing time on our backline.”

Pogba, 28, is a Guinea worldwide and had five seasons in Ligue 1 at Saint-Etienne – where he additionally confronted kin Paul in an Europa League tie against United in 2017 – before his spell in Turkey.

Atlanta have included River Plate midfielder Gonzalo ‘Pity’ Martinez to their squad for the 2019 season under new coach Frank de Boer, yet they sold Paraguay playmaker Miguel Almiron to Newcastle United.

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