Ok, this really could be a host of characters from Brek Shea to Graham Zusi to Joe Corona to Josh Gatt. But the fact of the matter is, the U.S. is short of depth on the wing right now and needs someone to step up and lay claim to one of the starting spots.
Assuming everyone is healthy and Dempsey is playing up top, the U.S. only has one sure-fire starter on the wing in Landon Donovan. With Jurgen Klinsmann not convinced Alejandro Bedoya, Benny Feilhaber or Freddy Adu are USMNT-worthy, one of his usual callups is going to need to get the job done.
Most USMNT fans were excited to see Josh Gatt finally get his chance, but a last-minute injury prevented his inclusion in the last national team camp.
Brek Shea has showed glimpses of what he can do, but in 15 caps, he has not accumulated a single goal and only has one assist. (This assist, against Mexico in a friendly in August 2011, in somehow not credited to Brek Shea officially on ussoccer.com)
Joe Corona is a consistent call-up of Klinsmann, but has obviously not done enough in those training camps to convince Klinsmann that he is worthy of playing time.
Graham Zusi is the most promising prospect at the moment due to his impressive performance against Jamaica, but will have to build on that performance to prove he is worthy of a consistent spot in the starting XI.
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