Josef Martinez is now a full-time member of Atlanta United FC after the club made his loan permanent on Tuesday.
Martinez, 23, has made an instant impact at the expansion MLS club, scoring five goals in his last two games, both runaway wins for Atlanta.
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And the club announced that its signed the designated player to a multi-year contract after acquiring the Venezuela international from Serie A club Torino on loan at the beginning of February.
Atlanta United president Darren Eales said: "The...
The defending champions and a certain expansion team are the big movers in our Major League Soccer Power Rankings, with the third week of the 2017 MLS season in the books.
1. Portland Timbers (no change)
Portland expects to get goals from Diego Valeri and Fanendo Adi, but when David Guzman finds the back of the net it's a bonus -- especially when it proves important in a 4-2 win over the Houston Dynamo.
2. FC Dallas (no change)
Back at close-to-full strength in league play, Dallas...