Ecuador have denied agreeing terms for Jurgen Klinsmann to become their new national team coach and said media reports that the former United States boss is set to take over are speculation.
"There is nothing concrete, just speculation," Ecuador Football Federation (FEF) director Carlos Galarza told reporters.
But he added: "There have been talks with coaches, or rather, one coach in particular."
"He wanted to continue," said Berhalter about Pulisic after the match. "You could see the disappointment in his face, and we had to make that decision. We made the decision based on being not sure how much he had left. We wanted to inject some energy into the team."
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