First was Jonathan dos Santos (31 years old), who left the LA Galaxy at the beginning of the week after five seasons at the club, and now it is Ilie Sánchez (31 years old), who will leave Sporting Kansas after landing in the entity also in 2017. Barça are free in the MLS, with the possibility of continuing in another destination in the United States or of changing of scene permanently.
“We thank Jonathan for their contributions to LA Galaxy. Jonathan was a leader for us. We greatly appreciate your hard work, ethics, professionalism and passion during your time at our club. We wish him all the best, “said the club. And the Mexican international, who was a member of Barça and Villarreal and which sounds for him America from Mexico, he responded gratefully on social networks: “I want to thank my LA Galaxy family for the love they have always shown, to the board of directors, technical staff, colleagues and above all to the great fans that were always there. Thank you for your support and always receiving me with the open arms. They will always be part of my history in LA. “
Is now Ilie Sanchez, in his case still without official announcement, the one who will be released from a club in which he has been a pillar. He played five seasons at Kansas, scoring eleven goals and giving nine assists in 171 career appearances, primarily as a defensive midfielder and even playing center back alongside Andreu Fontàs, that if it will continue. He became captain and won the 2017 US Open Cup.