The LA Galaxy signed goalkeeper Jonathan Bond
from the English Premier League's West Bromwich.
Bond, 27, never played a league game for the West Brom first team in three seasons. The highest level he played at was the League Championship, where he made 36 appearances with Watford and Reading, beginning in 2012. He is a former England U-21 but holds a U.S. passport.
“Jonathan is a quality goalkeeper with experience playing at a high level,” said LA Galaxy GM Dennis te Kloese
. “He is a talented player and we believe he can make an impact with our team as we strengthen our goalkeeper position.”
The Galaxy did not re-sign the two goalkeepers who played in 2020: David Bingham
and Jonathan Klinsmann. LA Galaxy
Goalkeepers (3): Jonathan Bond
(West Bromwich, England), Eric Lopez, *Justin Vom Steeg. Defenders (7):
Danilo Acosta, Julian Araujo, Nick DePuy, Giancarlo Gonzalez, Daniel Steres, *Diedie Traore, Jorge Villafana
(Portland Timbers). Midfielders (6):
Efrain Alvarez (HG), Jonathan dos Santos, Sacha Kljestan, *Kai Koreniuk, Sebastian Lletget, Jonathan Perez (HG), Forwards (3):
Cameron Dunbar (HG), Javier Hernandez, *Ethan Zubak (HG).
---------------------------------------------- MLS Free Agents:
David Bingham, Perry Kitchen. Free Agents:
Emil Cuello, Rolf Feltscher (Wurzburger Kickers, Germany), Emiliano Insua, Jonathan Klinsmann, Gordon Wild. Expansion Draft:
Joe Corona (Austin FC). Loan expired:
Yony Gonzalez, Carlos Harvey, Cristian Pavon.
Also on Thursday ...
-- The Houston Dynamo acquired winger Tyler Pasher
from Indy Eleven, where he had back-to-back seasons with 10 or more goals in the USL Championship.
-- FC Dallas signed University of Kentucky winger Kalil ElMedkhar
after acquiring his Homegrown Rights from the Philadelphia Union for $50,000 in GAM.