Kristoffer Lund has turn into the most up-to-date participant to turn into eligible to represent the U.S. men’s nationwide team.
FIFA approved Lund’s one-time worldwide switch on Thursday, U.S. Soccer confirmed. The Palermo left back is within the meantime within the USMNT squad for upcoming September friendlies towards Uzbekistan and Oman.
“It’s constantly real to initiate the day on real news, and we got real news from FIFA this morning,” USMNT assistant coach BJ Callaghan acknowledged Thursday. “Kristoffer, your one-time transfer has formally been approved and we admire the commitment to us and in return we’ll offer you our tubby commitment and we welcome you into the brotherhood.”
Lund, 21, had beforehand represented Denmark at a total lot of childhood levels, nonetheless now has dedicated his future to the USMNT. At club stage, Lund made the plod to Italy from Swedish side Hacken.
Lund made 73 appearances for Hacken, registering 15 assists. He also got here thru the ranks at Danish side Midtjylland, the keep he earned two senior appearances for the club.
Lund will compete with Fulham’s Antonee Robinson and Wolfsburg’s Kevin Paredes for minutes in some unspecified time in the future of the September window.
The USMNT faces Uzbekistan on Saturday in St. Louis earlier than closing out its two-match window towards Oman in St. Paul on Sept. 12.