Hesmer will not be joining the Galaxy in 2013

CARSON, Calif. -- William Hesmer will not be joining the LA Galaxy in 2013, LA Galaxy head coach and general manager Bruce Arena confirmed to reporters on Tuesday. 

The 31-year-old former Columbus Crew goalkeeper was selected during Stage Two of the 2012 MLS Re-Entry Draft, but did not join the Galaxy when preseason opened in mid-January. On Tuesday, Arena put an end to any speculation. 

"Will Hesmer is not going to be with the Galaxy in 2013," Arena told reporters.