Inter Miami sign free agent M Julian Gressel

League: MLS

Posted on: 09 Jan, 2024 at 08:14 PM

Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Inter Miami CF signed free agent wingback and midfielder Julian Gressel through the 2026 season.

The deal was sealed Tuesday includes an option for 2027 and reunites Gressel with head coach Tata Martino.

Gressel, 30, won the 2018 MLS Cup playing for Martino with Atlanta United FC.

Gressel added another championship last season, lifting the 2023 MLS Cup with the Columbus Crew.

"Julian is an established player with a winning track record in the league who has proven himself at every stage during his MLS career," Miami chief soccer officer and sporting director Chris Henderson said in a release.

"We are pleased to add him to our squad as his versatility and quality delivery will bolster Inter Miami as we look to build on the successes of last season in 2024."

He has 25 goals and 66 assists in 213 matches (190 starts) with Atlanta (2017-19), D.C. United (2020-22), the Vancouver Whitecaps (2022-23) and Columbus.

Inter Miami will begin their first full season with Lionel Messi on the roster with a Feb. 21 home match against Real Salt Lake.

--Field Level Media