Atlanta United today announced it has acquired up to $225,000 in General Allocation Money (GAM) from Austin FC in exchange for midfielder Jon Gallagher.

Gallagher originally joined Atlanta United after being selected in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft. He made his MLS debut during the 2020 season and went on to make 16 appearances with 11 starts, while scoring four goals.

Atlanta is scheduled to return to action against Club America in the 2020 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League on Wednesday, Dec. 16. The tournament was postponed in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic and will continue Dec. 15-22 at Exploria Stadium in Orlando.