With the start of a new year, there is another chance for renewed optimism for the U.S. Men’s National Team program. After over a year of caretaker management, there is finally a full-time coach in place. The youth program might have some new coaches in the near future as well with a number of vacancies still unfilled.
This year, 2019, is a big year for the 2001 age group as a number of players eye moves to Europe as soon as their 18th birthdays come up. While the 2001s will be the main ones on the move, TopDrawerSoccer takes a look at five U.S. Boys Youth National Team players to watch in 2019 below.