Sounders forwards Clint Dempsey and Jordan Morris and defender Brad Evans have all been named to coach Jurgen Klinsmann’s preliminary, 40-player United States roster for this summer’s Copa America Centenario, the federation announced Sunday.
The USMNT begins training camp on May 16, four days before the due date for the final, 23-man roster. The team plays three warmup matches — vs. Puerto Rico on May 22, Ecuador on May 25 and Bolivia on May 28 — before opening Copa America against Colombia.
Seattle faces Colorado on May 21, New England on May 28 and D.C. on June 1 prior to MLS’ two-week break in deference to the tournament.
Former Sounder DeAndre Yedlin is also on the roster, and Seattle forward Nelson Valdez (Paraguay) and injured defender Roman Torres (Panama) are on their respective countries’ preliminary squads.
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Below is the roster in full:
U.S. ROSTER BY POSITION
GOALKEEPERS (5): David Bingham (San Jose Earthquakes), Brad Guzan (Aston Villa), Tim Howard (Everton), Ethan Horvath (Molde), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)
DEFENDERS (15): Kellyn Acosta (FC Dallas), Ventura Alvarado (Club America), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Steve Birnbaum (D.C. United), John Brooks (Hertha Berlin), Geoff Cameron (Stoke City), Edgar Castillo (Monterrey), Timmy Chandler (Eintracht Frankfurt), Brad Evans (Seattle Sounders FC), Omar Gonzalez (Pachuca), Eric Lichaj (Nottingham Forest), Matt Miazga (Chelsea FC), Michael Orozco (Club Tijuana), Tim Ream (Fulham), DeAndre Yedlin (Sunderland)
MIDFIELDERS (12): Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Alejandro Bedoya (FC Nantes), Michael Bradley (Toronto FC), Mix Diskerud (New York City FC), Fabian Johnson (Borussia Moenchengladbach), Jermaine Jones (Colorado Rapids), Perry Kitchen (Heart of Midlothian), Alfredo Morales (Ingolstadt), Darlington Nagbe (Portland Timbers), Lee Nguyen (New England Revolution), Danny Williams (Reading FC), Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City)
FORWARDS (8): Jozy Altidore (Toronto FC), Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders FC), Ethan Finlay (Columbus Crew), Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders FC), Christian Pulisic (Borussia Dortmund),Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes), Bobby Wood (Union Berlin), Gyasi Zardes (LA Galaxy)