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Report: Pity Martinez "very close" to joining Atlanta United

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Atlanta United are reportedly returning to the South American market yet again for a talented attacker. 

According to Estudio Futbol, the club is "very close" to signing River Plate star Gonzalo "Pity" Martinez, should Miguel Almiron move to Europe. Martinez reportedly has a release clause of 15 million euros.

Martinez, 25, has been at River Plate since 2015 and has been capped by the Argentinian national team twice. He's twice won the Copa Argentina, twice Recopa Sudamericana and once Copa Libertadores since joining River Plate.

The Athletic's Felipe Cardenas reports there "still a lot to do for this move to happen."

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