USMNT captain Tyler Adams named in Premier League squad for first time in 12 months

USMNT captain Tyler Adams has been named in a Premier League squad for the primary time since March 2023 after being listed among the many substitutes for Bournemouth’s fixture in opposition to Sheffield United.

The midfielder remained an unused substitute through the sport on the Vitality Stadium, which completed in a 2-2 draw after a late Bournemouth comeback.

Adams final featured within the Premier League for Leeds United in opposition to Brighton on March 11 final yr, earlier than having the final 12 months of his profession disrupted by a hamstring harm.

The 25-year-old joined Bournemouth from Leeds in the summertime however was combating a hamstring situation after lacking the ultimate three months of the 2022-23 season. He then performed 20 minutes in its place through the 2-0 Carabao Cup third-round win over Stoke Metropolis on September 27 earlier than returning to the remedy desk.

Adams featured for Bournemouth’s growth aspect throughout their 5-0 win over Colchester Beneath-21s through the week and Bournemouth head coach Andoni Iraola mentioned he was progressing properly in his restoration.


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“I don’t assume we are going to get better anybody forward of the weekend however whereas Tyler Adams shouldn’t be nonetheless absolutely prepared, he performed half-hour with the event squad this week,” Iraola mentioned on Friday.

“He’s feeling properly within the course of, we might put him on the bench as a result of we now have areas for him.

“Personally, it might be a superb factor however he’s persevering with his course of and nonetheless lacks extra coaching. However he’s doing properly.”

Adams gradual return to health comes forward of a giant summer time for the USMNT, with the 2024 Copa America on residence soil.

Bournemouth had trailed 2-0 to relegation-threatened Sheffield United after 64 minutes following targets from Gustavo Hamer and Jack Robinson.

Nonetheless, Iraola’s aspect staged a late comeback, halving the deficit by means of Dango Ouattara earlier than Enes Unal hit a 91st-minute equaliser.

Bournemouth striker Dominik Solanke missed a first-half penalty and noticed a second-half objective disallowed by VAR following a handball.

Bournemouth sit thirteenth within the Premier League and after Saturday’s go to of Sheffield United host Luton City on Wednesday.

(Robin Jones – AFC Bournemouth by way of Getty Photographs)

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