Gregg Berhalter - US national team - on the sideline vs. Curacao - Gold Cup
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Gregg Berhalter calls 20 players for US national team pre-camp ahead of Nations League

US national team head coach Gregg Berhalter has called 20 MLS-based players in for a pre-camp training squad, which will take place from November 2-9 in Bradenton, Florida.

The squad is comprised of players whose seasons have already ended, thus ruling out European-based players as well as those preparing for MLS Cup with the Seattle Sounders and Toronto FC. Berhalter will keep some players from the training camp around for the Nations League squad.

“We have the opportunity to take advantage of the MLS post-season window to start preparations for the matches against Canada and Cuba,” Berhalter said in a media release. “It’s another week to keep progressing as a group as we focus on getting the results we need to advance to the knockout phase of the Nations League.”

Berhalter’s squad features a few new faces, as Matt Turner and Chase Gasper received their first call-ups while Mark McKenzie and Brenden Aaronson have previously been involved but have yet to debut.

The USMNT face Canada and Cuba in Nations League matches on Nov. 15 and Nov. 19.

USMNT November pre-camp roster

Pos. Player Club
GK Guzan, Brad Atlanta United
GK Johnson, Sean New York City FC
GK Turner, Matt New England Revolution
D Cannon, Reggie FC Dallas
D Gasper, Chase Minnesota United FC
D Lima, Nick San Jose Earthquakes
D Long, Aaron NY Red Bulls
D Lovitz, Daniel Montreal Impact
D McKenzie, Mark Philadelphia Union
D Zimmerman, Walker LAFC
M Aaronson, Brenden Philadelphia Union
M Lletget, Sebastian LA Galaxy
M Mihailovic, Djordje Chicago Fire
M Trapp, Wil Columbus Crew SC
M Yueill, Jackson San Jose Earthquakes
F Arriola, Paul D.C. United
F Baird, Corey Real Salt Lake
F Ebobisse, Jeremy Portland Timbers FC
F Lewis, Jonathan Colorado Rapids
F Zardes, Gyasi Columbus Crew SC

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