It’s a move that has been rumored and many saw coming, but Michael Parkhurst will leave Columbus Crew SC. The central defender and captain is expected to be traded to expansion side Atlanta United FC.
On Sunday morning, as the trade window opened within Major League Soccer, Parkhurst sent out a message to Black & Gold fans.
Parkhurst played three seasons with Crew SC, featuring in 100 matches (starting 99) and registering three assists.
Massive Report will keep Black & Gold fans updated as this move becomes official and other trades Columbus makes during this brief trade window.