scored his fourth goal in six games for Werder Bremen's U-23 team in a 1-1 tie with Weiche Flensburg in the fourth-level Regionalliga on Wednesday, impressing first-team coach
, who will use him in friendlies against Dutch club Emmen and German club Meppen during the September FIFA window.
That means the 18-year-old Sargent, who has three caps for the USA, won't join the senior national team for friendlies against
Brazil and Mexico or attend the U-20 national team camp in Florida.
“I thought that Josh played very well yesterday,” Kohfeldt said
on Thursday. “Josh will definitely get his
chances to play with us in the friendly games next week.”
Young players are often brought in during the FIFA windows to fill out squads missing players absent on senior national
team duty. German clubs also bring in players during winter camps held in January.