Nottingham Forest’s England U20 star Alex Mighten is set to commit his future to the USA 


Nottingham Forest’s England Under 20 star Alex Mighten is set to switch allegiance and commit his international future to the USA

  • Alex Mighten is set to commit his international future to the United States
  • The US-born winger has played for England at every level from U15s to U20s 
  • He was due to be in Andy Edwards’s U20s again during this international break
  • The 19 year-old is poised to switch allegiance following talks with the US coach


Nottingham Forest’s England youngster Alex Mighten is set to commit his international future to the United States.

US-born Winger Mighten has played for England at every level from U15s to U20s.

He was due to be in Andy Edwards’s U20s again during this international break for their game against Portugal.

Nottingham Forest’s Alex Mighten is set to commit his international future to the US

But the 19 year-old is poised to switch allegiance following talks with the US head coach, former Crystal Palace defender Gregg Berhalter.

Ex-Arsenal youngster Yunus Musah made a similar decision to opt for the US over England earlier this year having worn the Three Lions as at youth level and has now made nine senior international appearances.

The 19 year-old is poised to switch allegiance following talks with the US head coach, former Crystal Palace defender Gregg Berhalter

The 19 year-old is poised to switch allegiance following talks with the US head coach, former Crystal Palace defender Gregg Berhalter

Ex-Arsenal youngster Yunus Musah made a similar decision to opt for the US over England earlier this year having worn the Three Lions as at youth level

Ex-Arsenal youngster Yunus Musah made a similar decision to opt for the US over England earlier this year having worn the Three Lions as at youth level

Mighten, whose brother David is playing college football in the States, was born in Hartford, Connecticut before his family returned to Nottingham when he was three.

Mighten joined Forest in 2009 and has emerged as one of their brightest academy products, going on to make almost 50 appearances for the first team since making his debut against Arsenal in September 2019.

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