Atlanta United purchase Andrew Gutman from Celtic, instantly loan him to New York Red Bulls


Atlanta United have acquired Andrew Gutman from Celtic and have loaned the fullback to the New York Red Bulls in exchange for a 2024 third-round SuperDraft selection, the golf equipment introduced Tuesday. Atlanta might obtain as much as $50,000 Common Allocation Cash ought to sure performance-based incentives be reached.

Gutman was on loan from FC Cincinnati from the summer season of 2019 by means of the 2020 season. When the loan ended, he returned to Celtic and his MLS rights had been chosen No. 1 total within the Re-Entry Draft by Atlanta United, who acquired the top spot from Cincinnati for $75,000 GAM.

“We’re happy to have Andrew join us,” RBNY Head of Sport Kevin Thelwell said in a membership assertion. “He has confirmed that he can play in MLS and has qualities that we expect will match well in our fashion of play. He’s a strong defender, can contribute from extensive areas going forward, and has the bodily attributes to satisfy the calls for of our system.”

The 24-year-old left back made 29 appearances (20 begins) with Cincy over a season and a half. He is an academy product of Chicago Fireplace FC earlier than finally signing with Celtic. He by no means made a primary team look with the Scottish giants. 

“Andrew brings good expertise in MLS,” said head coach Gerhard Struber. “He’s robust on the ball and has good consciousness and intelligence going forward, which can assist us construct our attack and bring good decision making within the final third.”

Previous to turning skilled, Gutman was a four-year standout at Indiana College, with 20 goals and 17 assists in 90 appearances. He helped the team to consecutive School Cup appearances in 2017 and 2018 and earned the 2018 MAC Hermann Trophy, awarded to the best school soccer player within the country.

Gutman joins RBNY’s squad that features Jason Pendant and John Tolkin as choices at left back.


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