Christian Pulisic has made four Bundesliga appearances since being promoted to the Borussia Dortmund first team at the start of 2016. - © imago / Moritz Müller
Christian Pulisic has made four Bundesliga appearances since being promoted to the Borussia Dortmund first team at the start of 2016. - © imago / Moritz Müller
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Dortmund's Pulisic called up to USMNT senior squad

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Christian Pulisic has been called up to the USMNT squad for next week's 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier with Guatemala.

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The 17-year-old, who made his Bundesliga debut in BVB's 2-0 win over FC Ingolstadt 04 on 30 January, represented the US U-17s at the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile, but this week will be his first time with the senior squad.

Read: Who is Christian Pulisic?

Johnson returns to Gladbach

Hertha Berlin defender John Anthony Brooks is the only other Bundesliga representative in the side, after Borussia Mönchengladbach winger Fabian Johnson returned to Germany for treatment on a pre-existing groin injury. Striker Bobby Wood plies his trade in Bundesliga 2 with 1. FC Union Berlin.

Jürgen Klinsmann's Stars and Stripes are currently third in CONCACAF Group C, behind Trinidad & Tobago and Guatemala, with the top two from each group proceeding to the final round of qualifying.

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