The 2022 World Cup is over, but the U.S. men's national team's road to the 2026 tournament on home soil has already gotten started.
It began, in earnest, in January with the annual camp, but the cycle truly begins later this month with the return of the Nations League. Those matches against Grenada and El Salvador will be the first time the team's European-based stars can be called on since their time in Qatar as the U.S. now looks ahead to the next four years.
Over those four years, the U.S. will play in the Nations League, Gold Cup and, most notably, Copa America as they look to lay a foundation for 2026. Much of that foundation, to be fair, has already been laid, with the team already having a number of regular stars in place heading toward 2026.
With that said, here's an update on which USMNT's regulars are dealing with injury issues as the Nations League looms: