Previous
Brighton & Hove Albion
Stoke City
8:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Hellas Verona
Bologna
7:45 PM UTC
Game Details
SC Amiens
Lille
6:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Palermo
Cittadella
7:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Dynamo Dresden
Kaiserslautern
7:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Lens
Niort
7:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Next

Atlanta United make Alexander Tambakis franchise's first player

Alexander Tambakis has become the first player in Atlanta United history, the MLS expansion franchise announced on Monday.

The 23-year-old comes from Greek club Panathinaikos, and will spend the 2016 season with Atlanta's USL affiliate the Charleston Battery before joining the team for its maiden MLS campaign in 2017.

"Alex is a promising young player with solid tools and a big upside," Atlanta technical director Carlos Bocanegra said in a statement on Monday. 

"He's already had big game experience in Greece which is an advantage for a 23-year-old goalkeeper. We're looking forward to his continued development at the Battery."

Details of the deal were not disclosed, per MLS policy.

Tambakis had been with Panathinaikos since 2011, and has had loan spells with Greek side Niki Volos and Dutch club VVV-Venlo before joining United.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.