HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a Homegrown Player on January 13, 2017.
Arellano is a young, talented defender who has developed as a member of our Academy and LA Galaxy II. He should provide depth at center back in 2018.
INTERNATIONAL: Arellano has extensive international experience, representing the U.S. at different levels of the youth system since 2012. In 2015, Arellano captained the U.S. U-17 Youth National Team in the 2015 U-17 FIFA World Cup. In 2016, he was named to the U.S.’s U-20 roster for the 2016 U-20 Men’s NTC Invitational at StubHub Center. Prior to his time as a professional, Arellano featured for the LA Galaxy Academy U-18’s.
OUTSIDE MLS: Arellano, a product of the LA Galaxy Academy, made eight appearances for Los Dos in 2016 after signing his first professional contract with the club on July 18, 2016.