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The USMNT Club is a weekly round-up of what your favorite National Team players have been doing at their club teams, from MLS to Mexico to the Premier League to the Europa League.
Schalke 04 secured its place in next in next season’s Champions League with the help of sometimes U.S. captain Jermaine Jones. The Germany native played 85 minutes in the team’s 4-0 rout of Hertha Berlin that sealed the precious spot in the CL. Though Jones has earned a whopping 14 yellow cards on the season and has served time on the bench for yellow card accumulation, the midfielder has made quite the comeback since being a permanent unused sub under the former Schalke coach. In recent months, Jones has become a stalwart in the Bundesliga team’s midfield. It impressed National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann to make him captain in January and we can certainly expect to see Jones in the May camp ahead of World Cup qualifying. (more…)