Report: Klinsmann calling up León goalkeeper William Yarbrough for March friendlies


Mexican journalist Ruben Rodriguez is reporting that USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann has followed up his high praise of León goalkeeper William Yarbrough by calling him into camp for this month’s friendlies with Denmark and Switzerland.

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Last week, American Soccer Now reported that Klinsmann said, “With Ventura Alvarado, we have a kid we have watched several times.William Yarbrough, the goalie at Club León, we like him a lot. We are in touch with these two. There are a couple of youngsters in Germany coming through with the possibilities to play for us. There is one kid in England.”

There’s no word on whether Alvarado will get a call as well, but on Yarbrough:

— Age: 25 (26 on Saturday).

— Born in Mexico to emigrants from Texas.

— Has made 60 appearances for the Green Bellies and won the 2014 Clausura.