(PITTSBURGH, PA June 30th) - Pittsburgh City United FC has announced that they have agreed to initial terms with Rome based player scout and agent Nicola Martini to join the team in the role of Director of Scouting.

Nicola Martini started his career playing for the AS Roma Academy among other teams and working his way to his current position as a scout intermediary for multiple agencies throughout Europe. Nicola Martini began his career as an intermediary with the acquisition and transfer of Davide Petrucci from Turkey to Ascoli Calcio and Federico Maccheda to Novara Calcio. His most recent responsibility includes facilitating in the transfer of AS Roma’s newest player, Bryan Reynolds, a USA National Team player from FC Dallas.

“As an organization dedicated to making a difference on and off the field, it is important that we provide our incoming players an environment to grow, not only as genuine human beings, but as players as well. This acquisition provides the opportunity for our players to have the necessary exposure to European clubs that their talent deserves. Nicola Martini provides a wealth of knowledge and experience at the highest levels of European football that will help both our young players and veterans improve from the moment they choose to represent the Pittsburgh City United FC crest. We are taking the potential success of this upcoming season and the 2022 US Open Cup very seriously and we hope this is a first step to proving just that.”

- Michael Anton Monsour Owner, PCUFC

“I am very excited to be a part of Pittsburgh City United FC and its promising future. I look forward to adding my experience to the team and working alongside Michael in order to grow the team and fulfill its mission. This team is different from any other team that I have worked with and I can't wait to be in Pittsburgh to start being of service to the club!”

– Nicola Martini

Pittsburgh City United FC is the new soccer franchise in Pittsburgh, PA, playing in the Premier Division of the United Premier Soccer League (UPSL) The team is set to debut in the Fall Season of this year. The organization has partnered with the Alzheimer’s Association in a charity-focused approach specifically on supporting the Alzheimer’s Association through community outreach and fundraising.

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