Report: Giakoumakis Heading to Cruz Azul After 2 Years With Atlanta United

More change appears on the way for Atlanta United.

Multiple media sources are reporting that Atlanta United and Cruz Azul have agreed on a deal to send striker Giorgos Giakoumakis to the latter for $10 million. The deal appears to be in the advanced stages and may be formalized as soon as later tonight.

Sports journalist Fabrizio Romano was the first to report that a deal was imminent, followed by The Athletic‘s MLS and USMNT insider Tom Bogert.

Atlanta United has not confirmed that a deal was in place as of this posting.

Giakoumakis, if his departure is confirmed, will leave an impressive record behind in his two-year tenure as a forward with the Five Stripes. His total career record in 38 games played is 22 goals, 5 assists, 43 on target shots out of 105 total attempts, and a 74.75% pass accuracy rate.

This comes days after the dismissal of Atlanta United head coach Gonzalo Pineda, and two assistant coaches. The team is struggling with a 4-8-4 regular season record.

Story developing. 

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