Guzan pushes struggles aside, puts focus on starting for US

Brad Guzan wants to put a rough Premier League season behind him and take a break from uncertainty over his club future.

U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann gave the Aston Villa goalkeeper plenty to think about in the next month, picking him to play in the Copa America over Tim Howard, the starter during the past two World Cups.

"My sole focus is on the summer, on this team, helping this team," Guzan said Tuesday, a day before a match against Ecuador in the second of three exhibitions ahead of the tournament. "For me, I've been looking forward to this. It should be a good summer."

Aston Villa's top goalkeeper since September 2012, Guzan lost his starting...