USMNT D Yedlin recovering after groin surgery

Reuters

U.S. Men's National Team defender DeAndre Yedlin had surgery to fix a groin injury and could miss next month's CONCACAF Gold Cup matches.

Yedlin, 25, posted a photo on Instagram of himself in a hospital bed on Tuesday with the caption, "Surgery complete. Now time to recover."

Yedlin missed Newcastle's loss to Liverpool in Premier League action on Saturday with a groin injury and has not played since April 6.

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The timetable for his recovery is not clear.

The Americans open Gold Cup competition on June 18 against Guyana in St. Paul, Minn. Group play continues against Trinidad & Tobago on June 22 in Cleveland, and against Panama on June 26 in Kansas City, Kan.

Before that, the U.S. will play friendlies against Jamaica on June 5 in Washington, D.C., and against Venezuela on June 9 in Cincinnati.

Yedlin has made 59 appearances with the U.S. team since 2014.

--Field Level Media

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