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Jurgen Klinsmann confirms US squad for upcoming games – Southampton keeper included

Southampton’s 22-year-old shot stopper Cody Cropper is a surprise inclusion in Jurgen Klinsmann’s US squad for their games against Denmark and Switzerland.

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He is uncapped at senior level, but has represented the U21s on several occasions.

Elsewhere, Spur’s defender DeAndre Yedlin gets the nod, as does Sunderland flop Jozy Altidore. There is no place for Clint Dempsey, who is suffering from a strained hamstring.

Here is the squad in full:

GOALKEEPERS: Cody Cropper (Southampton), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake), William Yarbrough (Club Leon)

DEFENDERS: Ventura Alvarado (Club America), John Brooks (Hertha Berlin), Timmy Chandler (Eintracht Frankfurt), Greg Garza (Club Tijuana), Michael Orozco (Puebla), Tim Ream (Bolton Wanderers), Brek Shea (Orlando City), DeAndre Yedlin (Tottenham Hotspur)

MIDFIELDERS: Alejandro Bedoya (Nantes), Michael Bradley (Toronto), Julian Green (Hamburg), Miguel Ibarra (Minnesota United), Fabian Johnson (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Alfredo Morales (Ingolstadt), Danny Williams (Reading), Gyasi Zardes (LA Galaxy)

FORWARDS: Jozy Altidore (Toronto), Aron Johannsson (AZ Alkmaar), Rubio Rubin (Utrecht)

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