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Franco Escobar to Miss 6-8 Weeks

January 16, 2019 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Atlanta United FC News Release

ATLANTA (Jan. 16, 2019) - Atlanta United announced today defender Franco Escobar will miss approximately six-to-eight weeks after suffering a fractured right clavicle. Escobar was injured during training on Tuesday.

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