After weeks of negotiations, the LA Galaxy have finally signed midfielder Jermaine Jones with the use of TAM funds. The 35-year-old USA international joins LA following stops with Colorado and New England. (Terms of the deal were undisclosed)
“Jermaine is a winner who has experience in MLS and playing against the highest competition in the world,” said head coach Curt Onalfo with the annoucement. “He has a relentless engine on the field and we are confident that he will strengthen our midfield. We look forward to him joining the Galaxy as we prepare for the upcoming season."
Jones, 35, spent the previous three seasons in Major League Soccer with Colorado and New England as he led his teams to the 2014 MLS Cup Final and the 2016 MLS Western Conference Finals, respectively. Prior to his time in Major League Soccer, Jones has a storied career in the German Bundesliga, where he played for nearly 15 seasons across Eintracht Frankfurt, Bayern Leverkusen and Schalke 04. The midfielder has also been a stalwart as a member of the U.S. Men’s National Team, making over 60 appearances since 2010, including featuring in the 2010 FIFA World Cup.