Folarin Balogun’s club situation has finally been settled as it was announced on Wednesday that he signed with Ligue 1 side AS Monaco from Arsenal in the English Premier League.
It was a big weekend for Americans in the English top-flight, with Antonee Robinson and Matt Turner facing off against a pair of league giants with mixed outcomes, while Luca Koleosho also started for Burnley in a tough home loss.
Matt Turner will be playing his soccer for another English Premier League team as it was announced on Wednesday that he has moved to Nottingham Forest from Arsenal.
U.S. center-back Auston Trusty has traded in the glamor and glitz of London for South Yorkshire as it was announced on Thursday that he completed a move to newly-promoted English Premier League side Sheffield United from Arsenal.
Auston Trusty has secured a fresh start away from Arsenal, after the London club agreed to terms with Sheffield United for a permanent transfer.
Folarin Balogun has said that making the choice to represent the United States at the international level was a “no-brainer” as he and U.S. Soccer confirmed on Tuesday that FIFA approved his one-time switch to don the uniform of the red, white, and blue.
Reims’ on-loan forward Folarin Balogun has settled his international future as reports surfacing on Tuesday said FIFA has approved the one-time switch for him to make the jump from England to play for the U.S. men’s national team.
The United States is days away from announcing the 26 players that will represent the country at the World Cup in Qatar, and Auston Trusty hopes his performances on the field for Birmingham City this season in England can make him one of the surprise picks for Gregg Berhalter.
There were mixed fortunes for the Yanks in European action with Turner and Siebatcheu tasting victory, while Wingo and Diskerud suffered defeats.
Ferencvaros won once again with Henry Wingo in their defense to take command of Group H, while Mix Diskerud and Nicosia fell in Spain and bring up the rear in Group E.