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Galaxy sign Jermaine Jones, other deals in works

Galaxy sign Jermaine Jones, other deals in works

The Galaxy signed national team midfielder Jermaine Jones on Wednesday, completing their first major acquisition of the winter.

More could be the way though. The Galaxy is expected to announce Thursday that it has signed João Pedro, a 23-year-old Portuguese midfielder. And rumors of a deal with Spanish midfielder Jonathan dos Santos were reignited Wednesday as negotiations with Dutch midfielder Gregor Breinburg appeared to fizzle. 

Terms of Jones’ contract were not announced but the team said targeted allocation money was used to complete the deal, meaning Jones will earn more than the MLS maximum wage of $480,625 in 2017. He had a base salary of $600,000...