USMNT’s Kitchen goes 90 as Hearts clinch Europa League spot


Perry Kitchen will be going to Europe if he stays with Hearts of Midlothian next season, as the Scottish side clinched a spot in the Europa League on Tuesday.

Hearts drew Inverness 0-0, guaranteeing a finish of no lower than third. Kitchen went 90 minutes in the draw, his fourth-straight start for Hearts.

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The hard-nosed midfielder has made five appearances in total since arriving on a free transfer after DC United didn’t meet his wage demands.

USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann called it “a huge move” for Kitchen.