Top position battles for U.S. 

September, 28, 2012
09/28/12
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Talking to Jurgen Klinsmann often requires reading between the lines. Fortunately for us, there are a lot of lines to read between after spending close to 40 minutes chatting with the U.S. coach earlier this week. Here are some outtakes from the interview, and a look inside what Klinsmann's words may mean -- position by position -- for the national team.

Forward

What Klinsmann wants from Altidore


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Doug McIntyre is a staff writer for ESPN The Magazine. He has covered American and international soccer since 2002.

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