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Toronto's Bradley: I have concentration and determination to deal with Klinsmann criticism

Toronto FC midfielder Michael Bradley is not thinking too much about recent comments made by USA boss Juergen Klinsmann.

The former Borussia Monchengladbach and AS Roma man, and Seattle Sounder star Clint Dempsey, have taken a 'step back' in the eyes of Klinsmann since returning to MLS which prompted a fierce reaction from league Commissioner Don Garber.

Bradley admitted he was not too put off by the words from Klinsmann and plans to continue the same mindset as he has held throughout his entire professional career.

"I don't pay much attention to it, to be honest," said Bradley.

"I have thick skin and I have always had the mentality that as a professional you have to have such a commitment and concentration and determination in who you are and what you're all about that you're not willing to let anybody put you off that."

Bradley departed Italian side Roma, who currently sit second in Serie A, in January this year to return to MLS where he kicked off his career for the MetroStars (now New York Red Bulls) back in 2004.

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