Brad Guzan

Five things Bruce Arena must do after taking over the U.S. soccer team

Five things Bruce Arena must do after taking over the U.S. soccer team

Bruce Arena was introduced as the new coach of the U.S. national soccer team Tuesday morning. But the news that he would replace Jurgen Klinsmann wasn’t really news to anyone, including Arena, who has just four months to get the U.S. ready for the next round of World Cup qualifiers in March. Here are some of the priorities Arena has begun working on:

1. Reach out to players: Arena said he has already spoken to some national team players and will begin seeking out others. The conversations could be tricky because Arena will probably have to reassure some that they still have a place on the team while letting those shunned by Klinsmann know that they will...

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