Tim Ream, Haji Wright, Joe Scally and Sean Johnson were included in the United States’ World Cup squad, while Jack Stephens, Paul Ariola, Jordan Pefolk and Ricardo Pepi were dropped.
Manager Greg Berhalter on Wednesday revealed the 26-man squad that will assemble in Qatar ahead of next week’s opening match against Wales on 21 November.
DeAndre Yedlin (29 years old) is the only survivor of the team that played at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, becoming one of the youngest squads of 32 participants. Yedlin, Christian Pulisic, Kellyanne Acosta and Reem are from the team that left the team that toured Trinidad and Tobago at the end of the CONCACAF qualifiers, pulling out of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Following injuries to central defenders Miles Robinson and Chris Richards, Reim (35) returned to the national team for the first time since the first date of the qualifiers in September 2021. Ream is the captain of Fulham in the English Premier League. ,
New players militate at clubs in MLS and eight in clubs in England.
After opening against Wales in Group B, the US will take on England on November 25 and conclude the first leg against Iran four days later.
Goalkeepers: Ethan Horvath (Luton), Sean Johnson (New York City), Matt Turner (Arsenal)
Defenders: Cameron Carter-Vickers (Celtic), Sergino Dest (Milan), Aaron Long (New York Red Bulls), Shaq Moore (Nashville), Tim Ream (Fulham), Antoine Robinson (Fulham), Joe Scali (Borussia Monchengladbach), DeAndre Yedlin (Miami), Walker Zimmerman (Nashville).
Flyers: Brendan Aarons (Leeds), Kellyanne Acosta (Los Angeles FC), Tyler Adams (Leeds), Luca de la Torre (Celta Vigo), Weston McKennie (Juventus), Younes Musah (Valencia), Christian Roldan (Seattle).
Delanteros: Jesus Ferreira (Dallas), Jordan Morris (Seattle), Christian Pulisic (Chelsea), Gio Reyna (Borussia, Dortmund), Josh Sargent (Norwich), Tim Weah (Lillee), Haji Wright (Antalispor).