U.S. U-17 National Team

U.S. Under-17 National Team

U.S. U-17 international Chris Gloster signs with Hannover 96

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Another American youth international product is heading over to Germany to begin his professional career.

This time it's nine times capped U-17 international and New York Red Bulls prospect Chris Gloster. The full back signed a deal to join the club over the summer after a two week trial.

"He made a good impression," says Hannover 96 Academy Director Michael Tarnat, adding: "We hope for a lot from him, also with the perspective upwards.

Report: FIFA considering merging U-17 and U-20 World Cups

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Josh Sargent may be the last American to star at both the U-17 and U-20 World Cups, as reports indicate that FIFA is considering merging the two events.

According to the Associated Press, FIFA is looking to streamline its youth competitions by combining the U-17 and U-20 World Cups into one 48 team tournament with an age cutoff at either 18 or 19 years old.

Dest, Weah praise each other after UEFA Youth League semi-final

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American youth internationals Timothy Weah of Paris Saint-Germain's youth side and and Sergino Dest of Ajax squared off in the semi-final of the UEFA Youth League on Wednesday. The match ended in a scoreless draw with PSG advancing on penalties, but the two young American prospects got to go head-to-head with each other on the pitch for the first time.

Report: Chris Gloster, Zyen Jones on trial at Schalke

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A pair of young Americans are looking to follow in the footsteps of Weston McKennie.

According to ESPN FC, Atlanta United Academy forward Zyen Jones and left back Chris Gloster, aNew York Red Bulls prospect, are headed to Schalke 04 in the Bundesliga for trials. Both players are 17-years-old.

Sargent, Adams, Weah, up for U.S. Soccer Young Male Player of the Year

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American soccer has a lot of exciting young prospects coming down the pipeline. Several of them are playing at high levels in Europe, as well as coming through American youth clubs and MLS academy systems. Several are already plying their trade at the professional ranks.

U.S. Soccer released its finalists for it's Young Male Player of the Year on Tuesday, and the list is highlighted by 17-year-old forward Josh Sargent.

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Josh Sargent excited for new challenge at Werder Bremen

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After a year filled with success at various levels of the U.S. Youth setup, 17-year-old forward Josh Sargent is taking his talents to Germany, like many young Americans before him. The move won't be official until he turns 18 but, in the meantime, Sargent is feeling at home with his new club.

Most recently, Sargent has been with Wolfsburg's U-23 team for training camp as he prepared to officially join the team when he turns 18 in February.