Robbie Keane

Galaxy begin another offseason makeover by declining 13 contract options

Galaxy begin another offseason makeover by declining 13 contract options

It was less than a year ago that the Galaxy cut ties with more than a half-dozen productive veterans to chart a new, revolutionary path forward, one paved heavily with young players the team developed internally.

Never mind.

Monday, five weeks after completing the worst season in franchise history, the team reversed course again, telling 13 players they don’t figure in its plans for next season by declining their contract options. Jettisoned were forwards Jack McBean, Jack McInerney and Jose Villarreal; midfielders Jermaine Jones, Raul Mendiola, Jaime Villarreal and Rafa Garcia; defenders Nathan Smith, Pele van Anholt and Bradley Diallo; and goalkeepers Jon Kempin, Brian...

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