Galaxy sign midfielder Tyler Boyd to 1-year contract


CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Midfielder Tyler Boyd signed a one-year contract with the LA Galaxy on Monday.

This will be Boyd’s first appearance in Major League Soccer after playing in New Zealand, Portugal and Turkey. He also has made 10 appearances and six starts for the U.S. Men’s National Team, where he scored two goals and had one assist.

The 28-year-old winger most recently played four seasons (2019-22) for Beşiktaş J.K. in the Turkish Super Lig. He had four goals and one assist in 35 matches, including 25 starts.

During his time with Beşiktaş, Boyd went on loan with two other Turkish clubs. In 2021 with Sivasspor, where he recorded five goals in 14 appearances, including eight starts. Last season with Çaykur Rizespor (2021-22), he had two goals and three assists in 29 league appearances (23 starts).


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