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Walker Zimmerman, Hany Mukhtar sign contract extensions with Nashville SC; both designated players

Walker Zimmerman has signed a designated player contract with Nashville SC through 2025, joining Hany Mukhtar and Aké Loba, as the soccer club's highest-paid players. In a press conference Friday at Geodis Park, Nashville's soccer stadium that will debut Sunday (ESPN, 3 p.m.) against the Philadelphia Union, club principal owner John Ingram announced Zimmerman's new deal. The DP...
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Walker Zimmerman: USMNT defender to sign new DP contract with Nashville SC

Nashville center-back Walker Zimmerman is set to sign a new contract with the club as a Designated Player (DP), according to reports. The 28-year-old defender is now in his third season with Nashville since joining from LAFC in 2020 and has been named MLS Defender of the Year in each of his two campaigns with the club so far.
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USMNT: How Walker Zimmerman and Miles Robinson became the backbone of USA soccer's defense

The United States men's national team's exclusion of John Brooks has been a topic of conversation during this final World Cup qualifying window. A mainstay in USMNT squads since the 2014 World Cup cycle, Brooks hasn't appeared for the national team since September 2021. There are a few reasons for his absence. Brooks fell out of favor at Wolfsburg, and parts of his playing style -- namely ball retention -- don't suit Gregg Berhalter's system. But the biggest reason is the emergence of a central defensive pairing that can't be broken in Miles Robinson and Walker Zimmerman.
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