American Players Abroad

Not Even A New American Owner And Pulisic Going The Full 90 Could Stop Chelsea’s Slide

The new American owner was at Stamford Bridge watching. Christian Pulisic played the full 90 for the first time since March and had a lovely assist. Romelu Lukaku scored a brace for just the second time all season and first since September. 

And Chelsea still couldn’t get the win it needed to stop its recent slide that could put its place in next season’s Champions League at risk. 

Pulisic Not Getting Enough Minutes With Chelsea — Could Seek A Summer Transfer To Juventus

Christian Pulisic needs to get out of Chelsea. Simple as that. 

The American star made an appearance as a substitute during Chelsea’s Sunday defeat to Everton. This was his ninth appearance off the bench in the Premier League this season and the fifth in a row. Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel doesn’t seem to trust starting Pulisic, even if he comes off the bench and scores a game-winner.

The lack of playing time has helped spark Pulisic Juventus transfer rumors.

USWNT Stars Catarina Macario And Lindsey Horan Punch Ticket With Lyon To Champions League Final

The UEFA Women’s Champions League final is set as Barcelona will seek to defend its title against seven-time winners Lyon. For the first time in five years the final will have American representation with Lindsey Horan and Catarina Macario on Lyon. 

USMNT Could Be Without Sergiño Dest This Summer After Latest Injury

United States men's national team defender Sergiño Dest is the latest member of the squad to go down with an injury that will put his summer availability for the team in question.

The standout 21-year-old came away with a hamstring injury Sunday while playing for his club team, Barcelona, in a 1-0 loss to Rayo Vallecano. Dest left the game at halftime.

México Snatches USMNT’s Jonathan Gómez For Its Next Friendly Against Guatemala

Gerardo Martino announced the Mexican squad facing Guatemala in a friendly game this Wednesday, April 27. Since the match is not during a FIFA international break, the roster is heavily reliant on Liga MX but also packs a couple of surprises. The most interesting of all? The inclusion of 18-year-old and Real Sociedad B defender Jonathan Gómez, who last December made his debut in the USMNT

USMNT Goalkeeper Zack Steffen Has All-Time Fail Vs. Liverpool In FA Cup Semifinal

American goalkeeper Zack Steffen had an all-time fail in the FA Cup semifinal vs. Liverpool to give the Reds a 2-0 lead early in the game. This is the second year in-a-row that Steffen has gotten the start in a FA Cup semifinal and made a horrible blunder. Here’s Saturday’s Steffen fail vs. Liverpool.

Zack Steffen Fail Vs Liverpool

Y’all, I’m Crying. Gio Reyna Is Hurt Again

We apologize in advance for completely ruining your weekend vibes. Young American Gio Reyna is hurt, again. The 19-year-old Borussia Dortmund starlet pulled up injured less than two minutes into his start against Stuttgart on Friday, just weeks after returning from a five-month stint on the sidelines with another injury. 

Reyna left the pitch in tears after feeling something go in his right hamstring on his first touch of the night while playing a give-and-go with Thorgan Hazard. The USMNTer was able to walk off under his own power — visibly limping — but was clearly distraught.

Here’s A Way Too Early 26-Man USMNT World Cup Roster That Will Succeed In Qatar

The World Cup draw has been completed, and USMNT fans now know their team is going up against England, Iran and the winner of Ukraine/Scotland vs. Wales. The U.S. will need to be at its best to come out of this group, and this way too early USMNT World Cup roster can get the job done.

This mock USMNT World Cup roster is taking several things into account, including that every available American player is healthy and predicting how players will perform with their clubs over the next seven months.