NASHVILLE, Tenn (AP) — U.S. star Christian Pulisic didn’t journey with the staff to El Salvador on Wednesday and can miss the People’ opening World Cup qualifier.
Pulisic, the highest American participant, is recovering after testing constructive for COVID-19. He has stated he’s totally vaccinated.
The 22-year-old missed Chelsea’s 2-0 win at Arsenal on Aug. 22 and a 1-1 draw at Liverpool on Saturday. He resumed coaching with the U.S. on Monday.
The U.S. staff departed Nashville on a constitution flight Wednesday.
U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter was to handle Pulisic’s standing at a information convention later Wednesday in San Salvador, the place the People play Thursday evening.
Brenden Aaronson or Konrad de la Fuente are the most probably replacements for Pulisic within the U.S. beginning lineup.
The beginning of World Cup qualifying was delayed for a 12 months because of the coronavirus pandemic. Due to the delay, the U.S. is taking part in three qualifiers in a FIFA window designed for 2.
The People host Canada on Sunday evening in Nashville, then play at Honduras on Sept. 8.
Pulisic is the primary American to play in and win a European Champions League remaining, serving to Chelsea win the title final season.
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