CONFIRMED: The LA Galaxy have reached an agreement with former Boca Juniors player and coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto and he will become the new Galaxy manager. The 45 year old was heavily rumored to be joining the Columbus Crew or Atlanta United but now joins the Galaxy after winning two league titles with Boca. Welcome to LA Guillermo!!!
RUMOR: Reportedly the Galaxy have approached West Ham United to loan center back Reece Oxford. The 20 year old Englishman has asked to leave the club and the Galaxy, FC Dallas, and Atlanta United have reportedly made offers. Reece has made 8 appearances for the Hammers as well as playing for Championship side Reading and Bundesliga club Borussia Monchengladbach. Should Reece Oxford join the Galaxy on loan?
OFFICIAL: The LA Galaxy have signed goalkeeper Matt Lampson after selecting him in the 2nd round of the MLS re-entry draft. The 29 year old formerly played for Minnesota United and the Chicago Fire. What are your thoughts on this signing?
LA Galaxy midfielder Sebastian Lletget has been called up to the US Soccer men’s national team by new coach Gregg Berhalter for the anual January training camp and matches. USA will play Panama on January 27th and then Costa Rica on February 2nd. Lletget has made 5 appearances for the UNMNT and scored one goal. Good luck Seb!!!
The LA Galaxy will open the 2019 MLS season on March 2nd at home against the Chicago Fire.
OFFICIAL: The LA Galaxy have re-signed Chris Pontius for 2019. Chris scored 5 goals last season and made 26 appearances.
The 2019 LA Galaxy Preseason schedule and jersey launch date have been released. The Galaxy will play against Toronto FC, the Vancouver Whitecaps, and the Colorado Rapids.
OFFICIAL: The LA Galaxy have signed Brazilian midfielder Juninho after aquiring the first right of refusal from the Chicago Fire for $75k in GAM. The 29 year old previously won three MLS cups with the Galaxy and made 180 appearances for team. Welcome back to LA!!!
OFFICIAL: Zlatan Ibrahimovic will return for 2019 as a designated player. As each team is only allowed three designated players the LA Galaxy will now have to sell or buy out the contract of one of the existing DPs including Giovanni Dos Santos, Jonathan Dos Santos, and Romain Allesandrini. Zlatan ended the 2018 season with 22 goals and 10 assists and won the MLS Newcomer of the Year award.
OFFICIAL: Zlatan is staying with the LA Galaxy for 2019. Both Zlatan and the club confirmed this on social media. No official news yet if he will be a designated player or not.