The Houston Dynamo have agreed to a brand new contract with defender A.J. DeLaGarza, the membership introduced on Tuesday.
DeLaGarza, 30, was a free agent after the Dynamo declined his possibility for the 2018 season in December.
Phrases weren’t disclosed, however his new deal will possible be price lower than the $250,000 he made final 12 months, notably because the Guam worldwide will possible be sidelined till the summer season after tearing the ACL in his proper knee within the season finale.
DeLaGarza began 30 video games final season in his first season in Houston, offering three assists following a preseason commerce with the LA Galaxy final January.
“A.J. has been an impressive addition to our membership since becoming a member of us final 12 months. He brings a profitable mentality to our group each day, and his professionalism has made a big influence on and off the sector,” Dynamo basic supervisor Matt Jordan mentioned in a press release. “We stay up for him making a full restoration and contributing to the success of the workforce as we put together for the upcoming season.”
Earlier than coming to Houston, DeLaGarza gained three MLS Cup titles in eight seasons with the Galaxy.
He made two appearances with the U.S. nationwide workforce earlier than switching his allegiance to Guam in 2013.