Previous
West Bromwich Albion
Middlesbrough
0
0
FT
Game Details
Manchester City
West Ham United
3
1
FT
Game Details
Athletic Bilbao
Barcelona
0
1
FT
Game Details
Internazionale
Palermo
1
1
FT
Game Details
Cagliari
AS Roma
2
2
FT
Game Details
AS Monaco
Paris Saint-Germain
3
1
FT
Game Details
New York Red Bulls
New England Revolution
1
0
FT
Game Details
Portland Timbers
Seattle Sounders FC
4
2
FT
Game Details
Orlando City SC
New York City FC
2
1
LIVE 72'
Game Details
Next
TSG HoffenheimTSG Hoffenheim
RB LeipzigRB Leipzig
2
2
FT
Game Details
Hertha BerlinHertha Berlin
SC FreiburgSC Freiburg
2
1
FT
Game Details
Borussia MonchengladbachBorussia Monchengladbach
Bayer LeverkusenBayer Leverkusen
2
1
FT
Game Details
Eintracht FrankfurtEintracht Frankfurt
Schalke 04Schalke 04
1
0
FT
Game Details
FC CologneFC Cologne
SV Darmstadt 98SV Darmstadt 98
2
0
FT
Game Details
Borussia DortmundBorussia Dortmund
MainzMainz
2
1
FT
Game Details
Hamburg SVHamburg SV
FC Ingolstadt 04FC Ingolstadt 04
1
1
FT
Game Details
FC AugsburgFC Augsburg
VfL WolfsburgVfL Wolfsburg
0
2
FT
Game Details
Bayern MunichBayern Munich
Werder BremenWerder Bremen
6
0
FT
Game Details

Julian Green to train with U.S.

Bayern Munich forward Julian Green has agreed to train with the U.S. national team ahead of its March 5 game against the Ukraine, the U.S Soccer Federation has confirmed to ESPNFC.com.

But multiple sources have also told ESPNFC.com that a report implying Green is set to pledge his international future to the U.S. is premature.

Julian Green will train with the U.S. in March, but he has not decided about his international allegiance.  

The report from German publication Bild said Green, the son of an American father and German mother, met with U.S. assistant coach and former Bayern Munich midfielder Andreas Herzog on Friday, and that Herzog watched the team train. A photo on U.S. Soccer's Instagram account confirmed that the two met.

But the report also said Green "should soon be a U.S. national team player, and is potentially going to the World Cup. That's what Jurgen Klinsmann plans."

However, Julian's father, Jerry Green, said by telephone that his son had told him he was joining up with the U.S. team "just to practice," and made no mention of whether he was committing to the U.S. full-time.

"If Julian had [committed to the U.S.], he would have told me," said Jerry Green.

The U.S. Soccer Federation declined to say if Green's commitment to the U.S. squad extended beyond the brief training stint. What is clear is that at present Green can only represent Germany because of his participation with the German under-19 team, which is attempting to qualify for the European Championships.

In order to be eligible to play for the U.S., the Tampa-born Green would have to file a one-time switch with FIFA.

Another source with knowledge of the situation said that not only had Klinsmann not made a commitment to Green to take him to the World Cup, but also he hadn't made such a promise to any American players.

The source also said that while the move to include Green in training sessions with the U.S. team was a positive step toward ultimately securing his allegiance, it was a bit of a leap to think that this meant he would be on the final World Cup roster.

That said, Green sounded as if he was very much looking forward to working with the U.S. team.

"For me, it's an honor and an unbelievable chance," Green told Bild. "I could play for the U.S. and perhaps go with them to the World Cup. It can't get any better than that, and I'm very thankful for the trust in me."

Speculation over Green's international future has escalated in recent months, ever since Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola played the 18-year-old in some preseason games.

Since then, Green has gone on to score 15 goals in 18 games with Bayern Munich's reserve team, which plays in the fourth tier of German soccer. In November, Green made his first team debut, coming on as a substitute in a UEFA Champions League game against CSKA Moscow.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.