Youth Movement: U.S. U-20 defender Chris Gloster trains with Hannover 96's first team

U.S. U-20 defender Chris Gloster was called up to German club Hannover 96's first team for training for the first time.

The 18-year-old left-back signed with Hannover last summer after leaving the Red Bulls academy and began the season with its U-19s before being promoted to its U-23s.

Hannover 96 coach Thomas Doll promoted Gloster last week to fill in for injured Matthias Ostrzolek in training.

Left back has been a nightmare position for the USA for years, but it is a position of strength on the U.S. under-20 national team.

In addition to Gloster, U-20 coach Tab Ramos has the Philadelphia Union's Matthew Real, who captained the U-20s in Concacaf qualifying, and Edwin Lara, who debuted for Leon's first team in the Copa MX this winter. In a pinch, U-20 right back Sergino Dest, who was promoted to Ajax Jong, the Dutch club's second team, can also play on the left side.
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