CF Montreal trades for a defender

CF Montreal acquired central defender George Campbell from Atlanta United FC on Tuesday.

The Quebec metropolis club gave a general allocation amount of $400,000 in 2023 and $200,000 in 2024, in addition to a general allocation amount of up to $300,000 to obtain the services from the back of 21 years.

« He is a player that we had tried to acquire in the past, but his club had preferred not to let him go at that time, » said the vice-president and chief sports officer. of CF Montreal, Olivier Renard, in a press release from his organization.

“He has the type of profile that we particularly appreciate: young, who does not take an international place and whom we can support in his development. I am very confident that he has what it takes to strengthen our current defensive line.

In three seasons with Atlanta, Campbell played 36 games and started 22 of them. The young man also has two games of experience with the United States national under-20 team.

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