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Klinsmann: DeAndre Yedlin's versatility is a great thing to have

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Jurgen Klinsmann has been criticized during his tenure as United States manager for not being open and forthright with the media. But that hasn't stopped him from taking to Facebook and doing a live Q&A with the fans. Today he took advantage of the social media platform's new live chat feature and answered some burning questions.

There are a few highlights of the event like him talking about Christian Pulisic's progression at Borussia Dortmund and his plans for the Copa America Centenario. The most revealing section of the chat was when he was asked about DeAndre Yedlin's position on the field.

Yedlin has spent time with the USMNT as a right winger and a right back. Klinsmann says that his usage is completely dependent on the surrounding cast available to him.

"I think it's definitely a great thing to have [his versatility]. It always depends on who you pair him up with there and how the whole team looks like in the game."

-Jurgen Klinsmann; Source: Facebook Live

With the right back pool extremely thin and Fabian Johnson tearing it up in the midfield in the Bundesliga, there's a more than good chance that Yedlin's short term future probably lies in the back. That doesn't mean that we won't see him push up the field when the opportunity calls for it, however.

You can see the full Q&A here:

Lets try this again.

Posted by Jürgen Klinsmann on Thursday, March 3, 2016