U.S. goalkeeping situation in flux

For much of Jurgen Klinsmann's tenure as U.S. national team coach, the pecking order in goal was clear: No. 1 Tim Howard, No. 2 Brad Guzan, No. 3 Nick Rimando. But for the World Cup 2018 qualifying series against Guatemala, Klinsmann has four keepers in camp and no predetermined No. 1.

“There’s a reason we brought four good goalkeepers to this camp,” Klinsmann told reporters at the U.S. camp in Miami. “And that reason is the future. We want to see our younger goalkeepers grow. We want them to make an impression."

Besides Howard and Guzan, David Bingham and William Yarbrough were called in. Bingham, who is starting his second season with the San Jose Earthquakes, picked up his first cap against Canada in February, and Yarbrough, who debuted with the USA in 2015, has been starting in his native Mexico at Leon.

Howard lost his starting job at Everton and will join MLS this summer, while Guzan lost and regain the No. 1 spot at Aston Villa, last in the EPL.
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