The Colorado Rapids have agreed to a deal with Atlanta United for left-back Andrew Gutmann, according to a contract source. The Athletic. Anonymity was granted as the parties are not authorized to discuss the transaction publicly.
The deal is subject to league approval, which will not be granted until the transfer window opens on Wednesday. Vincent Destouches was the first to report that Gutmann was on his way to Colorado.
Separately, Atlanta United have reached a definitive agreement to sign midfielder Tristan Muyumba from EA Gaingan, sources said. The Athletic. As part of the deal with Gutmann, Atlanta will get a representative slot from Colorado. You will also receive a quota.
Muyumba, 26, has made 35 appearances for Guingamp in Ligue 2 this season. The defensive midfielder came through AS Monaco’s academy and has made 72 appearances for the club’s first team.
Gutmann, 26, has played 91 MLS games and spent the past year and a half in Atlanta. He has also played for the New York Red Bulls and FC Cincinnati. He appeared in 46 games for Atlanta, scoring seven goals and providing five assists.
The full-back signed his first professional contract with Celtic after winning the Mac Herman Trophy for best college football player after a stint at Indiana University. He never made a first-team appearance for the Scottish Giants.
Both Atlanta and Colorado are expected to be busy this summer.
The Rapids are looking to start the summer transfer window bottom of the Western Conference with 14 points after 20 games. Gutmann will be their new first choice left-back. Atlanta finished 21 games and finished 6th in the East with 32 points. The club have homegrown Caleb Wiley and Ronald Hernandez who can play at left-back.
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