Fabian Johnson

United States Men's National Team

SBI Question of the Day: Which uncapped dual-national will help USMNT most?

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For years, the U.S. Men's National Team has been built around dual-nationals. Players like Fabian Johnson, John Brooks and Jermaine Jones have been key members of the USMNT for some time.

Now, another talented crop of dual-nationals is getting closer to making their own switches.

Johnson feeling comfortable in familiar position ahead of World Cup qualifiers

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The key for Fabian Johnson is comfort, and the U.S. Men's National Team winger is feeling both comfortable and confident heading into this week's World Cup qualifiers. That comfort is essential for a player that has been shifted every which way throughout a variety of USMNT lineups, but Johnson isn't mistaking any of that comfort for complacency as he adjusts to a new system and a new coach.

USMNT vs. Venezuela: Your Live Commentary

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Before facing two vital World Cup qualifiers, the U.S. Men's National Team faces off with Venezuela to prepare for the task ahead.

The U.S. takes on Venezuela at Rio Tinto Stadium on Saturday in a pre-qualifying friendly, allowing Bruce Arena a look at his first-choice squad before facing Trinidad & Tobago and Mexico.

Who Should the USMNT Start vs. Venezuela?

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It's an important period for the U.S. Men's National Team. Vital World Cup qualifiers are suddenly set to begin as the U.S. looks ahead to matches against Trinidad & Tobago and Mexico.

But first, the U.S. faces off with Venezuela in Saturday's friendly, a match that gives Bruce Arena to integrate and experiment a bit while utilizing his first-choice lineup for the very first time.

Chandler withdraws from USMNT camp due to injury

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Timmy Chandler recently earned his first U.S. Men's National Team callup under Bruce Arena but, just days after playing in a German Cup final, the fullback has been forced to withdraw.

U.S. Soccer announced on Wednesday that Chandler has withdrawn from camp due to a hamstring injury.

USMNT Notes: Returning vets provide boost; Cameron looks for 'energy'; and more

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The U.S. Men's National Team has several notable absences. Fabian Johnson, Bobby Wood and DeAndre Yedlin are set to miss out, robbing the team of several key contributors.

Luckily for the U.S., though, their World Cup qualifying push will also begin with the return of several key figures.

SBI Question of the Day: Which USMNT centerback pairing should start vs. Honduras?

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The U.S. Men's National Team's injury issues have been highly publicized in the week leading up to Friday's World Cup qualifier against Honduras. Stars Bobby Wood, Fabian Johnson and DeAndre Yedlin are on the mend, leaving Bruce Arena with some big decisions on how to reshuffle and reshape his starting XI.

SBI Question of the Day: Which position is biggest concern for USMNT heading into March qualifiers?

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Bruce Arena's roster has been ravaged by injuries as World Cup qualifiers loom. Several players, most of which were presumed starters, will not be joining camp as the U.S. Men's National Team faces a pair of vital World Cup qualifiers.

Naturally, there are some concerns.

Bobby Wood, Fabian Johnson and DeAndre Yedlin headline the notable injury absences for the U.

Zusi replaces Johnson on USMNT roster

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One of the few players the U.S. Men's National Team could ill afford to lose ahead of the CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers against Honduras and Panama is officially off the roster due to an injury.

Fabian Johnson, who was injured in Borussia Monchengladbach's UEFA Europa League match against Schalke on Thursday, was taken out of the 24-man squad on Friday with a hamstring injury.

Fabian Johnson leaves Europa League match with apparent hamstring injury

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Bad news for U.S. Men's National Team fans, as one of the team's best players appears to have picked up ainjury ahead of World Cup qualifiers.

USMNT midfielder/defender Fabian Johnson was forced to leave Borussia Monchengladbach's UEFA Europa League match against Schalke 04 on Thursday, as he pulled up with an apparent right hamstring injury.

Following Klinsmann's dismissal, Johnson 'still optimistic' ahead of qualifying

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The first two, and probably most difficult two, matches of the Hexagonal round of World Cup qualification didn't go the U.S. Men's National Team's way, but don't worry, says Fabian Johnson.

Though the USMNT first two matches against Mexico in Columbus and at Costa Rica went poorly, and signaled the end of the Jurgen Klinsmann era for the team, USMNT and Borussia Monchengladbachstar Fabian Johnson told FIFA.

The SBI View: Johnson remains best option at left back as Hex looms

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Fabian Johnson's versatility makes him one of the U.S. Men's National Team's most dynamic players. It also makes him one of the USMNT's most fiercely debated.

As expected, Johnson was once again named to the USMNT roster ahead of a pair of friendlies against Cuba and New Zealand and, once again, he was listed as a defender.

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Wednesday Kickoff: Big offers for Mbappe, Chelsea eyes Bonucci and more

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Offers have begun to roll in for one of the brightest prospects in the game.

Two clubs have reportedly made bids over €100 million for Monaco star Kylian Mbappe. (REPORT)

Chelsea is reportedly interested in making a move for Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci. (REPORT)

Mario Balotelli's agent says the forward could sign for Borussia Dortmund.

Player of the week: Christian Pulisic

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Americans Abroad

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One U.S. Men's National Team regular could return to action over the weekend while several others look to leadlate-season pushes.

Following an extended absence, Fabian Johnson returned to training this week and could return to the Borussia Monchengladbach lineup for a match with Augsburg.

Johnson hopes to stay at Monchengladbach, push for Europa League

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Fabian Johnson, after a six-week long stint on the sidelines due to a hamstring injury, is back in training and ready to help guide Borussia Monchengladbach back up the table into aEuropa League spot. He also hopes to keep battling with his Bundesliga team for years to come.

Johnson expressed a desire to remain at Monchengladbach into the far future, as he discussed his contract situation with German paper Westfalische Rundschau.

Fabian Johnson returns to training for first time since suffering thigh injury

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Borussia Monchengladbach and the U.S. Men's National Team received a boost on Tuesday.

Fabian Johnson has returned to training with 'Gladbach following a thigh strain he suffered in March against Schalke in the Europa League.

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Americans Abroad Midweek Preview: Yedlin, Pulisic, Gonzalez, and more

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Several U.S. Men's National Team regulars face big-time cup matches in a busy week for Americans Abroad while one can seal promotion to the Premier League.

DeAndre Yedlin and Newcastle can seal a spot in the Premier League with a win on Monday against Preston North End. A result on Monday would see Newcastle bounce right back, joining Brighton & Hove Albion as the two sides automatically promoted to the Premier League.

Americans Abroad Weekend Preview: Hyndman, Pulisic, Wood and more

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Few rivalries in world soccer rival the Old Firm, and, on Sunday, Emerson Hyndman will once again take part in the historic clash with a spot in a cup final on the line.

Hyndman and Rangers are set to face off with Celtic as the Old Firm will decide a finalist in the Scottish Cup. Hyndman has been a revelation since moving to Rangers via a winter loan move, butthe American midfielder will face his toughest test yet as his side faces a Celtic team that cruised to an early lockup of the Scottish League title.

Americans Abroad Midweek Preview: Pulisic, Johnson, Gonzalez and more

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World Cup qualifiers are just around the corner as several Americans take the field for midweek action.

In Germany, Christian Pulisic and Fabian Johnson take the field as they look to advance their side in non-league competitions. Pulisic and Borussia Dortmund face DFB-Pokal action on Tuesday against Sportfreunde Lotte while Thursday brings Johnson's Europa League clash with Schalke.

Wood scores late winner to lead Hamburg past Borussia Monchengladbach

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With time ticking down, Bobby Wood stepped up, earning his side three points that could be vital in a relegation battle.

Wood scored an 80th minute winner on Sunday, leading Hamburg to a 2-1 win over Fabian Johnson and Borussia Monchengladbach. With the win, Hamburg moves into a tie on points with 15th- place Werder Bremen although Aron Johannson and co.

Wood scores as Hamburg falls to Johnson, Borussia Monchengladbach in DFB-Pokal

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Bobby Wood's Hamburg was knocked out of theDFB-Pokal by a fellow American Abroad on Wednesday, but the U.S. Men's National Team forward did fire one final parting gift before departing the German cup competition.

Wood score a late goal on Wednesday as Hamburg fell, 2-1, to Fabian Johnson and Borussia Monchengbladbach.

Americans Abroad Wednesday Preview: Johnson, Wood, Wagner and more

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Wednesday is a busy day for Americans throughout both Europe and Mexico.

Two U.S. Men's National Team regulars combine in the headlining match of the day, which comes in German DFB-Pokal action. A spot in the competition's semifinal is on the line on Wednesday as Bobby Wood and Hamburg face off with Fabian Johnson and Borussia Dortmund for the right to join Timmy Chandler and Eintracht Frankfurt in the next stage.

Americans Abroad Sunday Rewind: Johnson, Ream, Arriola and more

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Several Americans endured tough results to close the weekend's action abroad.

Fabian Johnson continued his return to the Borussia Monchengladbach after several months away, but theU.S. Men's National Team regular couldn't quite make an impact in the team's 2-1 loss to RB Leipzig. Johnson was removed in the 80th minute, just moments before Mochengladbach scored their first goal of the game, one which proved to be a consolation against a soaring RB Leipzig side.

Americans Abroad Tuesday Rewind: Wood, Johnson book spots in German Cup quarterfinals

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A pair of Americans Abroad directly contributed to pushing their sides into the next stage of the German cup on Tuesday.

Bobby Wood's late goal sealed a 2-0 win for Hamburg, helping the struggling Bundesliga club topple FC Cologne to book a spot in the quarterfinal round. Wood's goal, his seventh of the season, was his third finish in six games.

Americans Abroad Saturday Rewind: Arriola, Johnson, Wooten and more

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Paul Arriola and Tijuana continue to dominate the start of the Liga MX campaign while two other Americans contributed directly to goals in Saturday wins.

Arriola scored Tijuana's fourth and final goal in a 4-2 defeat of William Yarbrough on Saturday night. The victory sees Tijuana seal their fourth win in five games as they stay atop the Liga MX table through the first weekend of February.

Americans Abroad Saturday Rewind: Carter-Vickers, Boyd, Hyndman and more

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While one American endured some ups and downs in his return to this team's lineup, another experienced a largely frustrating debut following a recent transfer.

Cameron Carter-Vickers experiencedan inconsistent return to the Tottenham lineup, but a pair of late goals helped Spurs overcome a late deficit in a 4-3 win over Wycombe Wanderers.

Report: Johnson making progress toward Gladbach return

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There's good news on the injury front for one of the top players in the U.S. Men's National Team talent pool. Borussia Monchengladbach winger Fabian Johnson appears ready to challenge for a spot in the matchday squad once again after dealing with an Achilles injury.

"The injury has been healed," says Johnson.

Americans Abroad Friday Rewind: Brooks, Johnson, Orozco and more

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In a clash of American regulars, John Brooks and Hertha Berlin emerged victorious.

Brooks played all 90 minutes and maintained a clean sheet as Hertha toppled Fabian Johnson and 10-man Borussia Monchengladbach. Brooks and co. held on to their second shutout in three games while riding a Salomon Kalou hat-trick to a 3-0 win.

Americans Abroad Weekend Preview: Brooks, Johnson, Bradley and more

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Just one match remains before the international break, and a pair of U.S. Men's National Team starters will collide before joining each other as teammates for the Hexagonal round.

John Brooks goes head to head with Fabian Johnson this weekend as Hertha Berlin faces off with Borussia Monchengladbach on Friday afternoon.

Americans Abroad Tuesday Preview: Chandler, Brooks, Wood and more

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Tuesday is a day for cup action, and several American stars may take part in helping their teams advance in domestic competitions.

German soccer headlines a busy day as several Americans face-off in the DFB-Pokal. One of the more in-form players abroad, Timmy Chandler, could be in the lineup for Eintracht Frankfurt for a clash with Alfredo Morales' Ingolstadt, while John Brooks and Fafa Picault may collide with Hertha Berlin takes on St.

Fabian Johnson set to miss Champions League clash against Celtic

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Fabian Johnson will not take part in Wednesday's Champions League clash against Celtic.

Borussia Monchengladbach announced on Tuesday that Johnson will miss the match due to illness. Johnsonremained in Germany as the team traveled to Glasgow, joining Thorgan Hazard, Andreas Christensen and Raffael among those that remained at home.

Americans Abroad: Weekend Preview

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It's another busy weekend for Americans Abroad as the schedule heads towards the international break.

Headlining the weekend is a Bundesliga clash between two U.S. Men's National Team regulars as Bobby Wood's Hamburg takes on John Brooks and Hertha Berlin. After several weeks away, Brooks is set to return to the Hertha Berlin squad after recovering from an injury.

Americans Abroad: Wednesday Rewind

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While Cameron Carter-Vickers impressed in his first team debut, it was a more experienced U.S. Men's National Team star that provided the biggest contribution on Wednesday afternoon.

Fabian Johnson scored an equalizing goal in the 84th minute, leading Borussia Monchengladbach in a 1-1 draw with RB Leipzig with the team's first shot on target.

Americans Abroad: Wednesday Preview

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The UEFA Champions League returns on Wednesday, and Fabian Johnson will look to lead the contingent of Americans Abroad into European action following a slight delay.

After seeing Tuesday's scheduled match postponed due to weather, Johnson and Borussia Monchengladbach take on Manchester City in their group stage opener.

Americans Abroad: Wednesday Preview

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Fabian Johnson and Borussia Monchengladbach return for a crucial UEFA Champions League playoff, while the English League Cup could seethe club debut of a young American midfielder.

After sealing a 3-1 advantage in the opening leg, Monchengladbach faces off with Young Boys in the second leg of their UEFA Champions League playoff.

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USA vs. Mexico preview: North America rivals meet in Hex opener

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The final round of World Cup qualifying is set to begin with a bang with USA against Mexico, one of the biggest rivalries in this hemisphere.

Every game between these two nations is gripping and intense. But with a good start to the final qualifying round at stake, this should be even better than previous meetings.

USA vs. Mexico preview: North America rivals meet in Hex opener

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The final round of World Cup qualifying is set to begin with a bang with USA against Mexico, one of the biggest rivalries in this hemisphere.

Every game between these two nations is gripping and intense. But with a good start to the final qualifying round at stake, this should be even better than previous meetings.

Ranking the USMNT roster by position

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Two vets hold down top spots at goalkeeper and forward, while a pair of youngsters lead defenders and midfielders.

The United States Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann named a 26-man roster ahead of the upcoming Hex World Cup Qualifiers against Mexico in Columbus, Ohio, on Friday, Nov.

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Sorting through the US national team’s 55-player pool

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A full list of the 55 players in the USMNT's current player pool, plus 32 others in contention.

Bruce Arena has officially been named new US national team head coach, and one of his first actions since replacing Jurgen Klinsmann was compiling a massive player pool of 50 or more players. We don't know who is on that list, but we have a pretty good idea of the players in consideration.