USMNT roster: 30 players called into January training camp, including 15 newcomers

Annette Crawford
January 9, 2018

US Soccer has announced the roster for the traditional January men's national team camp and there are no FC Dallas players on it.

The USMNT, which failed to qualify for this year's World Cup, admittedly is taking a strong look at the future makeup of the team.

The most experienced player is LA Galaxy midfielder Gyasi Zardes with 37 global appearances.

The most capped player in camp with 37 is Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Gyasi Zardes followed by New England forward Juan Agudelo with 27 and Seattle forward Jordan Morris with 24.

The January US camp is usually the one where the US coaches look at fringe and young players, primarily in MLS as Mexico and Europe are in mid-season, to see who might help them out or push for places in the next year. According to multiple, very reliable reports, FC Dallas blocked all call ups for January due to CONCACAF Champions League play. United), Russell Canouse (D.C.

Twenty-one of the invited players are under 25 years old. Meanwhile, the uncapped players will include Toronto FC's Alex Bono, Real Salt Lake's Justin Glad, Minnesota United forward Christian Ramirez, and Ian Harkes, the son of longtime USMNT member John Harkes. The U.S. plays Bosnia & Herzegovina at the StubHub Center in Carson on the 28th.

Sapong started against Portugal and assisted on the U.S.'s lone goal in a 1-1 tie.

Acosta, Glad and Lennon and defender Tyler Adams, who made his national team debut in November, helped the US reach the quarterfinals of last year's Under-20 World Cup.

Other reports by Iphone Fresh

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