Gregg Berhalter of the Columbus Crew SC reportedly agreed this week to become the next head coach of the United States Men’s National Team. He’ll replace interim coach Dave Sarachan, who coached the team in lieu of former head coach Bruce Arena.

Young Coach Gregg Berhalter Could Bode Well For Pulisic

Berhalter has previously been involved with the national team before the signing. He made 44 caps on the senior national team as a player from 1994-2006 and was a part of the 2002 and 2006 FIFA World Cup teams. The young coach is the perfect match for the young talent of the national team roster, headlined by phenom Christian PulisicPulisic has been adamant about getting a coach with “a plan,” and one that has an idea of winning. Their chemistry will be tested ahead of the qualification process for the 2020 Olympic games in Tokyo.


Not everyone seemed to feel the same way about Berhalter earning the head coach gig for the USMNT:

The USMNT’s first game under Berhalter will be on Feb. 2 against Costa Rica.

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