DONOVAN TO RETURN IN 2013
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BRIAN SCIARETTA - Monday, January 21, 2013
Landon Donovan will return to the field according to Los Angeles Galaxy head coach Bruce Arena.

At the opening of Galaxy preseason camp, Donovan was not present by Bruce Arena did speak with reporters and confirmed Donovan would return to the team.

"He's definitely returning this year," Arena told the press. "We're just working on a return date."

It is not yet certain when or if Donovan will return to the field for the US national team in 2013 but in returning to the Galaxy it is unlikely he retires from the national team.

Donovan's future had been clouded in uncertainty following the Galaxy's triumphant 2012 MLS Cup victory over the Houston Dynamo on December 1. Over most of the past two months, many did not know if Donovan would keep playing or elect to return to soccer.

US head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has already said that he will not consider Donovan for the World Cup qualifier on February 6 against Honduras but Donovan is still a possibility for the qualifiers in March.
muchadu
Wednesday January 23, 2013 3:00 pm
@aristides yeah where is Charlie Davies? The USMNT could really use his services provided he is in the same form before the accident. He was a rare commodity for us as a true striker with the right instincts.
Afp
Monday January 21, 2013 10:51 pm
Usmnt is not ready to have Landon leave. It is not about just qualifying it is having success in 2014! I believe he will be back on bench for mexico game at end of march.
aristides
Monday January 21, 2013 9:58 pm
Where is Charlie D
right now
2tone
Monday January 21, 2013 2:04 pm
Meh. Like I have always stated if he comes back thats cool; if he retires thats cool. I wouldn't really bet on Donovan being in the USMNT for the March qualifiers either.
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