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Dave
Post #1
Sunday September 16, 2018 10:36pm

Joined Jul 2014
Total Posts: 913
2019 is the qualification tournament for the 2020 Olympics. There are a lot of players who could be considered for the team, but since the qualification tournament doesn't usually fall on a FIFA date we don't always get all our age eligible players released for the Tournament. European clubs rarely release players so the question is who in MLS & Liga MX are likely candidates for the Qualification Tournament?

Keepers: Klinsmann, Scott
Defense: Trusty, Glad, Robinson, Farfan, Cannon, D. Acosta
Midfield: Carleton, Lennon, Durkin, Goslin, Yueill
Forwards: Ebobisse, Vazquez

Any other candidates that should be under consideration from MLS & Liga MX?

db707
Post #2
Sunday September 16, 2018 10:57pm

Joined Oct 2013
Total Posts: 720
I'd think guys like Olosunde, Zelalem, de la Torre, may well be in the mix, depends on their club situation when the tournament rolls around. Last time 8 of 20 guys in the qualifying tournament came from European clubs. Looking back at the roster from that last cycle highlights that we're always going to have young players who just never make it as pros, be it through injury or just not transitioning well. Will Packwood (injury), Marc Pelosi (injury), Charlie Horton (injury), Alfred Koroma, Zach Pfeffer, Ben Spencer, all part of the team in the last cycle, all are retired or close to it now. On the other side, Horvath, Miazga, Acosta, Arriola, Trapp, Morris, Green, Carter-Vickers, Parker have all gone on to the full national team.

Know Nothing
Post #3
Sunday September 16, 2018 11:24pm

Joined Jan 2013
Total Posts: 1,472
Well depending on whether or not his club will release him, Kyle Scott is a possibility. I dare say he is leaning in the direction of the US given his tweets in the past, this is one way to tie him up and get him into the player pool.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRTTNt2DVMY #10 in white

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YAc4rtFa6eY again #10 in white


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