Jermaine Jones reported to United States World Cup training camp on Tuesday, giving the Americans a full 30-man camp for the first time. Jones played for Besiktas over the weekend, which meant he couldn't report when the rest of the team did last weekend.
Jones is expected to start alongside Michael Bradley in the U.S. midfield this summer, but the delay in his getting to camp should not be much of an issue. The midfielder played over the weekend so he is fit and he and Bradley have been the Americans' midfield pairing for years now so they are plenty familiar with each other. While this will be Jones' first World Cup, he has played other big internationals for the U.S. and has been a regular in the Champions League so the big stage isn't a problem for him.
With Jones and Aron Johannsson in camp -- the final two players to report because they had club obligations last weekend -- Jurgen Klinsmann will now have the bodies and competition he hoped for when he decided to call in 30 players to training camp.