Klinsmann Announces 16 Players For Camp Roster

Klinsmann Announces 16 Players For Camp Roster

  • Posted by Drew Epperley
  • On May 15, 2012
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  • Brad Guzan, Clint Dempsey, Edgar Castillo, Features, Jermaine Jones, Joe Corona, Jurgen Klinsmann, Kyle Beckerman, Michael Bradley, Nick Rimando, Tim Howard, USMNT

Clint Dempsey headlines the early roster for the US. (Getty Images)

U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has named an initial squad of 16 players that will begin reporting today to the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida.

The group is mostly built up with players that are foreign-based players who have completed their seasons.

As many as 13 additions will be announced May 20 and will be a mixture of domestic and foreign-based players to round out the training camp. The team will train in Orlando until May 25, when Klinsmann will select a final 23-man roster for the upcoming five matches.

INITIAL U.S. ROSTER BY POSITION 
GOALKEEPERS (3): Brad Guzan (Aston Villa), Tim Howard (Everton), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)
DEFENDERS (4): Carlos Bocanegra (Rangers), Edgar Castillo (Club Tijuana), Steve Cherundolo (Hannover), Alfredo Morales (Hertha Berlin)
MIDFIELDERS (8): Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Michael Bradley (Chievo Verona), Joe Corona (Club Tijuana), Maurice Edu (Rangers), Fabian Johnson (Hoffenheim), Jermaine Jones (Schalke 04), Jose Torres (Pachuca), Danny Williams (Hoffenheim)
FORWARDS (1): Clint Dempsey (Fulham)

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