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Jurgen Klinsmann thinks Geoff Cameron is best at center back

Jurgen Klinsmann would like to see Geoff Cameron in the center.

Andrew Caballero-Reynolds

Yesterday, Kevin considered where Geoff Cameron could play for the United States. Cameron is a right back for Stoke City, but has played midfield extensively and is probably best suited to center back so there are options, but what does Jurgen Klinsmann think?

The U.S. manager made it clear once again where he thinks Cameron is best.

Klinsmann has made it clear that he thinks Cameron is best suited to the center for years so this quote isn't new, but just because that's where Klinsmann thinks he is best doesn't mean that is where he will play. Where Cameron is best and where the U.S. needs Cameron could be two very different things.

With Matt Besler, Omar Gonzalez and Clarence Goodson centrally, the U.S. has options there, plus there is John Brooks and Michael Parkhurst. Meanwhile, the Americans have a bunch of questions at center back, while they may be in need of a holding midfielder if Klinsmann opts to leave Maurice Edu off of the plane to Brazil.

Basically, there are a lot of variables. With the final roster not yet set, Cameron's versatility and question marks at every position Cameron can play, it's not clear where Cameron will play for the Americans, even if it is clear where Klinsmann thinks he is best.