With the USMNT formed around a core of the best group of young players that the country has ever had, a major factor can likely be identified as an increasing number of players opting to jump to European shores for their formative years.
US Soccer confirmed today that usual starting keeper Zack Steffen is still in England with a minor back issue, and is being monitored day-to-day to determine whether he will join his international teammates during the current window.
USMNT international Daryl Dike suffered a hamstring injury on his home debut for West Bromwich Albion over the weekend, and today’s scans have indicated he’ll be sidelined for eight weeks.
U.S. Under-20 men’s national team head coach Mikey Varas has called up 26 players for training camp at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida.
AS Roma and former FC Dallas defender Bryan Reynolds has been loaned to Belgian top-flight team KV Kortrijk for the remainder of the season, the team confirmed on Sunday afternoon.
Terrence Boyd has left 3. Liga club Hallescher FC after two and a half seasons, and heads west to division rivals FC Kaiserslautern as they make a push for promotion to the 2. Bundesliga.
Daryl Dike pulled up with an injury in his home debut for West Bromwich Albion, and is set to miss two weeks with a hamstring injury according to the team’s coach.
Young Boys striker Jordan Pefok has been in good form for his club in the Swiss Super League this season. Now, it appears that Serie A side Venezia is interested in bringing him to Italy.
The pairings for the final eight of Spain’s Copa del Rey were set on Friday afternoon, with Yunus Musah and Valencia once again lucking out, and Matthew Hoppe and Mallorca drawing a fellow just-promoted opponent.
As the US Men’s National Team prepares for three big make-or-break games in their quest to join the world’s elite in Qatar in November, there has been some concern over a significant portion of the team.