Atlanta United announced today it has acquired up to $1.1 million in allocation money from D.C. United in exchange for midfielder Julian Gressel. Atlanta will receive $650,000 of Targeted Allocation Money (TAM) in 2020 and $100,000 of TAM in 2021. Additionally, the club can receive up to $350,000 in TAM if Gressel meets certain performance-based metrics with D.C. United. Atlanta United Vice President and Technical Director Carlos Bocanegra will be available to media via conference call at 3:30 p.m.
“We want to thank Julian for his service to our club over the past three seasons,” Bocanegra said. “Coming out of college, Julian played an important role in building our team and helping the club win three major trophies.