Soccer by Ives is reporting the Shalke 04 midfielder Jermaine Jones is planning to switch his international football allegiance from Germany to the USA. I think we’ve already got a glut of defensive midfielders, but this is still exciting news. Just who is Jermaine Jones? Here’s what Ives has to say:
“He’s a talented 27-year old who will easily be one of the best midfielders in the U.S. pool the minute he puts on a uniform…A brash defensive midfielder who boasts incredible athleticism as well as a noted mean streak. The son of a German mother and American serviceman father, Jones made three appearances with the German national team, but all three matches were friendlies, meaning Jones can still change national teams.”
Read more at Soccer by Ives.