Klinsmann having Berlin trial

Jonathan Klinsmann

Hertha Berlin will put Jonathan Klinsmann through his paces to see if he has what it takes to make it as a goalkeeper in the Bundesliga.

The 20-year-old son of German legend Jurgen, is currently on trial in Berlin as he bids to make the step up from college soccer.

He currently plays for the California Golden Bears and is a United States Under-20 international as he holds dual American and German citizenship.

Speaking to Sport Bild, Hertha coach Pal Dardai confirmed the club would take a look at the young goalkeeper in pre-season.

He said: "Yes, that's true, we want to get to know him, especially our goalkeeper coach Zsolt Petry.

"This is why he is to be tested with us."

Klinsmann senior added: "He wants to play in the Bundesliga or another top league.

"Obviously he has contacts in Germany, but he'll have to see what the best sporting decision is for him. He's certainly happy to jump in at the deep end."

The Golden Glove winner at the 2017 CONCACAF U-20 Championship, Klinsmann has recently spent time training with VfB Stuttgart and Everton.

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