Revolution players Jones, Bajraktarevic called up to U.S. Men’s National Team

New England Revolution coach Caleb Porter will open coaching camp Jan. 13 in Foxboro with two key returning gamers on the highway offering service to their nation.

The Revolution introduced Friday that dynamic left again DeJuan Jones and homegrown midfielder Esmir Bajraktarevic have been known as up for worldwide obligation with the United States Men’s National Team for its January camp.

While Jones and Bajraktarevic try and make a positive impression on USMNT head coach Gregg Berhalter in Orlando, Fla., the Revolution will probably be establishing their four-week keep on the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., simply south of St. Petersburg.

Bajraktarevic, 18, within the youngest participant on the USMNT 25-man roster. The graduate of the Revolution Academy and Revolution II from Wisconsin was the youngest participant named to the U.S. Under 23 squad in November, the place he scored a objective in two video games.

The Revolution’s youth program has been a profitable MLS pathway for Bajraktarevic, Jack Panayotou and Noel Buck of Arlington. Porter stated the developmental program was a cause he retained the providers of Clint Peay, the Revolution II subject supervisor who was mum or dad membership’s interim head coach within the turbulent closing month of the 2023 season.

“A real strength and when you look around the league, I think the Revolution have made some waves,” stated Porter throughout his introductory press convention Thursday. “You start to see the clubs that are producing young players and the New England Revolution have guys coming through. Those are three very talented players and there are more coming through.”

Jones was the eleventh total participant chosen within the 2019 MLS SuperDraft out of Michigan State and has been a mainstay for the Revolution. Jones is a defender with an offensive bent who has made 125 common season appearances, with 111 begins. He has six targets and 20 assists.

The Revolution launched their preseason schedule. The group will host the New York Red Bulls on Jan. 24 and Supporters Shield winner FC Cincinnati on Feb. 1 on the IGM Academy.

The Revolution interact Orlando City SC in Orlando on Feb. 10 and the Philadelphia Union on the Joe DiMaggio Sports Complex in Clearwater, Fla. The Revs will open the season in Panama for Round One of the 2024 Concacaf Champions Cup in opposition to CA Independiente at Estadio Universitario FC on Wednesday Feb. 21. They open the MLS season at D.C United on Feb. 24.