Atlanta United completed the signing of 18-year-old Ezequiel Barco from Argentina side Independiente, sealing the largest transfer in MLS history.
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Independiente has reached an agreement in principle to send 18-year-old Ezequiel Barco to MLS side Atlanta United, sources tell ESPN Argentina.
Atlanta United is standing firm with its original offer of $12 million for Independiente midfielder Ezequiel Barco, a league source confirmed to ESPN.
Independiente president Hugo Moyano is hoping to convince Ezequiel Barco to remain at the club amid claims he is weighing up an Atlanta United offer.
Prosecutors in Rio de Janeiro launched an investigation Thursday into the fan violence surrounding the Copa Sudamericana final.
Independiente midfielder Ezequiel Barco was coy about reports linking him with a $12 million move to MLS side Atlanta United.
After a win in the first leg, Independiente fought Flamengo to a 1-1 draw in the second leg to claim the Copa Sudamericana, their first since 2010.
Independiente defeated Flamengo 3-2 on aggregate to win the Copa Sudamericana title after a 1-1 draw in the second leg of the final Wednesday night.
While the Copa Sudamericana can't match the significance of the Libertadores, the Independiente-Flamengo title matchup should make for great football.
Pep Guardiola has confirmed that Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero is set to sign a contract extension.
Sergio Aguero's younger brother, Gaston "Kuncito" del Castillo, has joined Spanish Segunda side Cadiz from Independiente.
"I called him on Saturday to ask him to come back to Penarol," Damiani said of Forlan.
Sergio Aguero says he will finish his career at former club Independiente after paying for the Argentine club's new training ground.
Racing Club and Independiente's Copa Libertadores playoff ended in typical Argentine quality and controversy, writes Tim Vickery.
Manchester City striker Sergio "Kun" Aguero plans to return to Argentina to play for Independiente after 2018, his father says.
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