Atlanta United sign Mexican defender Juan Jose Burrata on loan

Atlanta Atlanta United today announced that they have signed Mexican defender Juan Jose Borata on loan from Tigres UANL for the remainder of the 2022 season with an option to extend the loan to 2023 and an option to buy. Purata will hold an international roster awaiting receipt of his ITC and P-1 visa and will be available for selection when the MLS secondary transfer window opens on July 7.

“Joan is a talented central defender with a very high ceiling,” said Vice President and Technical Director Carlos Bocanegra. “Given our current situation, we felt the need to bring in another central defender. We had the opportunity to get him on loan, and we are delighted to be able to include him in the group. Once he has been incorporated and registered, we are looking forward to having him involved immediately.”

The 24-year-old has spent his entire career with Tigres UANL, one of the top clubs in Liga MX. He joined the Tigres academy in 2015 and worked his way up to the highest levels before moving to the first team in 2017. He made 34 appearances in his career, including 26 Liga MX play games, and was part of the Tigres team that won the title. Campeones Cup 2018, 2019 Liga MX Clausura and Scotiabank 2020 Concacaf Champions League.

The Mexican player made his San Luis Potosi debut on August 31, 2017 when he played 90 minutes in a Copa MX match against Cruz Azul. He made his Liga MX debut on September 24, 2018 when he played against Monterrey. In that season, he participated in 10 matches in all competitions. His first professional goal in the Scotiabank Concacaf 2020 Champions League came when he scored against Alianza FC in the first leg of the Round of 16.

Noun: Juan Jose Burata
Site: defender*
to rise: 6-2
Date of Birth: January 9, 1998 (24)place of birth:
* San Luis Potosi, Mexico **
nationality: Mexico

The deal: ** Atlanta United defender Juan Jose Burrata is on loan until the end of the 2022 season with an option to extend the loan to 2023 and an option to buy.

Atlanta United squad for 2022 (as of June 21, 2022)

Goalkeepers (6): Dylan Castanheira +, Justin Garces*, Raul Godinho, Brad Guzan +, Rocco Rios Novo ^^, Bobby Shuttleworth

Defenders (13): Mickey Ambrose, George Campbell, Alex de John, Alan Franco, Andrew Gutman, Ronald Hernandez, Brooks Lennon, Aiden McFadden ^^^, Evren Morales*, Juan Jose Borata^^^, Miles Robinson, Bryce Washington, Caleb Wiley

Middle (11): Thiago Almada, Osvaldo Alonso+, Ezequiel Barco**, Eric Centeno, Emerson Hyndman, Franco Ibarra, Marcelino Moreno, Matthews Rossetto, Amar Sedic, Santiago Sosa, Tyler Wolf

Attackers (7): Luiz Araújo, Machop Chol, Ronaldo Cisneros^, Jackson Conway, Dom Dwyer, Erik López*Joseph Martinez

* – On loan to Atlanta United 2

** – On loan to Atlético River Plate

*On loan to Atlético Banfield

^ – On loan from Chivas Guadalajara

^^ On loan from Atlético Lanus

^^^ On loan from Tigres UANL
^ ^ ^ ^ Under a short-term agreement

+– In the list of injuries that ended the season

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