Jermaine Jones, Sacha Kljestan depart from USMNT training camp
CHICAGO (Via U.S. Soccer) – U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Bruce Arena has released midfielders Jermaine Jones and Sacha Kljestan from January Camp following Sunday’s 0-0 draw with Serbia.
With Jones suspended for the U.S. MNT’s March 24 World Cup Qualifying match against Honduras in San Jose, Arena has allowed the midfielder to return to the LA Galaxy to begin preseason as he surveys other options during Friday’s friendly against Jamaica in Chattanooga, Tenn.
Kljestan has been allowed to return home as he and his wife expect to welcome a newborn baby in the coming week.
The U.S. MNT roster now stands at 21 players ahead of Friday’s match against regional rival Jamaica.
U.S. ROSTER BY POSITION:
GOALKEEPERS (3): David Bingham (San Jose Earthquakes), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake), Luis Robles (New York Red Bulls)
DEFENDERS (8): DaMarcus Beasley (Unattached),Steve Birnbaum (D.C. United), Brad Evans (Seattle Sounders FC), Greg Garza (Atlanta United FC), Chad Marshall (Seattle Sounders FC), Jorge Villafaña (Santos Laguna, MEX), Walker Zimmerman (FC Dallas), Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City)
MIDFIELDERS (7): Alejandro Bedoya (Philadelphia Union), Michael Bradley (Toronto FC), Benny Feilhaber (Sporting Kansas City), Sebastian Lletget (LA Galaxy), Dax McCarty (Chicago Fire), Darlington Nagbe (Portland Timbers), Chris Pontius (Philadelphia Union)
FORWARDS (3): Juan Agudelo (New England Revolution), Jozy Altidore (Toronto FC), Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders FC)
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