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Atlanta United send Carlos Carmona to Colo Colo in Chile

Alejandro Moreno explains why Atlanta United's record move for 18-year-old Independiente standout Ezequiel Barco is a significant moment for MLS.

Atlanta United has transferred midfielder Carlos Carmona to Chilean side Colo Colo, the MLS club revealed on Thursday, telling the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the deal was done with a "heavy heart."

Atlanta United technical director Carlos Bocanegra told the AJC that the Five Stripes were reluctant to sell the player, but that the deal was made so that Carmona could be with his wife, who is experiencing complications due to her pregnancy, and is unable to travel.

"We wouldn't be doing the...


Chile midfielder Carlos Carmona leaves Atalanta to join Atlanta United

Carlos Carmona has played in Italy for the past nine years.

Defensive midfielder Carlos Carmona has left Serie A club Atalanta to join MLS expansion team Atlanta United.

Atlanta announced the signing on Monday and used targeted allocation money in the deal.

Carmona, 29, played for Chile at the past two World Cups and has earned 47 caps. He comes to MLS after nine seasons in Italy, playing for Reggina and Atalanta.

"Carlos brings veteran leadership and a versatile skillset to our club," Atlanta United president Darren Eales said in a statement. "He fits in...