Atlanta United Kann and Lennon undergo successful post-season surgery

Atlanta United today announced 30-year-old goalkeeper Alec Kann and 23-year-old defender Brooks Lennon have each had successful minor post-season surgeries and are expected to return for the start of the 2021 preseason.


Kann had a procedure to clean-up his right shoulder. He made 19 league appearances for Atlanta United since joining the club prior to its 2017 season and has 27 career MLS appearances.


Lennon had a procedure to clean-up his left ankle. He made 23 appearances in his debut season with Atlanta United in 2020, and made 19 starts, scored two goals and registered three assists. In his career, he has 109 MLS appearances and 82 starts.


Atlanta United returns to action against Club America in the 2020 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League. The tournament was postponed in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic and will continue Dec. 15-22 at Exploria Stadium in Orlando. Quarterfinal match details will be announced by Concacaf at a later date.