Zardes is one of nine players to be summoned off
The European exhibitions account for two of three games the U.S. has scheduled before July’s
"Our time since the World Cup has been a transition period which now winds down before the Gold Cup," Klinsmann said in a statement. "Playing against top teams like Germany and the Netherlands provides valuable experience, especially for the younger players here."
Not called up was forward and team captain
Eight of the 22 players summoned have played 10 or fewer games for the U.S. while nine have made at least 20 appearances. Eleven were on last summer's World Cup team.
Defenders: Ventura Alvarado (Club America), John Brooks (Hertha Berlin), Timmy Chandler (
Midfielders: Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake),