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Klinsmann calm regarding Nuremberg winger Chandler's USA slight

Jurgen Klinsmann is not too fussed by the USA national team snub performed by Timmy Chandler.

The 22-year old German-born Nuremberg wingback has opted against reporting for US duty for upcoming friendlies and 2014 World Cup qualifiers but Klinsmann has made it clear that he will not lose any sleep about someone who doesn't want to commit to the cause.

"At the end of the day the players, when they mature throughout their careers, they have to make their decisions," Klinsmann told FOX Soccer.

"He has to make his decisions, he's now made this decision and we take it and we move on. We're not happy about it, but that's normal.

"Down the road, when he gets little older and a bit more mature, there will be this decision to make on what you want to do with your life and with your career. That moment gets closer and closer for him and we'll see what direction he wants to go.

"But we're not forcing anybody. It's their choice."

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Andrew Slevison
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