LA Galaxy re-signs speedy midfielder Emmanuel Boateng

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The LA Galaxy have re-signed midfielder Emmanuel Boateng.

The Galaxy retained Boateng on Monday for a fourth season with the club.

Boateng has made 87 appearances for the Galaxy, recording eight goals and 12 assists. The 5-foot-6 speedster is a favorite among Galaxy fans for his energetic style of play.

Boateng had two goals and five assists in 27 appearances for the Galaxy last season. Born in Ghana, Boateng attended high school and college in the Santa Barbara area and signed with a Swedish professional club before joining the Galaxy in January 2016.