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Watford youngster joins Atlanta United

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19-year-old Dion Pereira has joined Major League Soccer (MLS) side Atlanta United after 10 years with the English Premier League.

Dion Pereira spent 10 years in the youth system of the English Premier League side, Watford.

He played twice for the first team in 2017 but played regularly in the U23 team.

And the 19-year-old has joined Major League Soccer (MLS) champions Atlanta United.

“We’re pleased to welcome Dion to the club and look forward to him joining the squad as we head into the 2019 season,” vice president and technical director Carlos Bocanegra said to the club’s official website.

“We identified him as a young, technical player who we believe will adapt well to Atlanta United and MLS.”

He is waiting for his work visa now.