United States turn to Arena after Klinsmann sacking

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Bruce Arena has been named the new coach of the United States following the sacking of Jurgen Klinsmann.

Arena was widely expected to return to the position he held between 1998 and 2006, during which time he led the States to their best finish at a World Cup in more than 80 years – a quarter-final appearance in 2002 in Japan and South Korea.

The 65-year-old replaces German Klinsmann, who was dismissed on Monday after World Cup qualifying defeats to Mexico and Costa Rica.