LA Galaxy II announced today the club’s roster options ahead of the 2017 United Soccer League season. LA Galaxy II have exercised contract options on defender Josh Turnley and midfielder Jaime Villarreal.
Galaxy II have also signed forward Adonis Amaya to a new contract. Amaya first signed with Galaxy II on March 19, 2015 and became the fourth LA Galaxy Academy player to sign a professional contract with Los Dos. Nine of the 10 players on the LA Galaxy II roster are products of the LA Galaxy Academy. The LA Galaxy also have Academy products Gyasi Zardes, Raul Mendiola, Bradford Jamieson IV, Jose Villarreal and Jack McBean on its roster, giving the LA 14 players across the Galaxy and Galaxy II rosters.
Galaxy II will not exercise contract options on forward Kainoa Bailey, midfielder Alejandro Covarrubias, defender Lee Nishanian, midfielder Bryam Rebellon, and forward Denzel Slager.
LA Galaxy II Roster as of Thursday, Jan. 5:
- GOALKEEPERS (2): Eric Lopez, Bennett Sneddon
- DEFENDERS (3): Josh Turnley, Hugo Arellano, Nathan Smith
- MIDFIELDERS (2): Adrian Vera, Jaime Villarreal
- FORWARDS (2): Ethan Zubak, Adonis Amaya