Simply put, after their struggles against Panama on Tuesday night, the USMNT can no longer afford to play them as a partnership in midfield, and it may be time to drop Jones from the national team entirely. It’s said out of a need for honest conversation about a long-problematic part of the United States national team squad. For several years now, Bradley and Jones have been a regular source of stress and worry for the U.S. that occasionally gets papered over by a fantastic goal from one or the other of the pair.
Don’t forget about the USMNT’s thirtysomething vets. In a year and a few months on Borussia Dortmund’s first team, Pulisic has arguably achieved more at the highest level of club soccer than any American field player before him.
Can Chelsea afford to lose Eden Hazard? Hazard, 26, continues to be linked with a move to Real Madrid this summer for a potential world-record fee of over $125 million. This season the Belgian winger has been unplayable at times, particularly in recent months, and he is on the verge of leading Chelsea to a second Premier League title in the last three seasons. Yet, with rumors of Hazard leaving Stamford Bridge persisting it is worth contemplating just how important he is to Antonio Conte‘s side despite the Italian claiming his star winger is “priceless” in a bid to wave off interest. From a numbers perspective Hazard’s importance is clear. He has scored 11 PL goals and has four assists, with