HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on Jan. 9, 2018.
After several successful seasons with D.C. United, the combative defensive midfielder made the jump from MLS to Europe in 2016 and quickly established himself as a key player at Scottish club Hearts. He returns to MLS with the LA Galaxy looking to lock down a starting role in Sigi Schmid's setup.
INTERNATIONAL: Kitchen has appeared for various U.S. Men’s National sides, including time with the U-17 and U-20 Men’s National Teams and the U.S. Olympic Qualifying squad. On Feb. 8, 2015, Kitchen earned his first cap with the Senior National Team at StubHub Center in a 2-0 win over Panama. Since then, he has made an additional four appearances with the USMNT.
OUTSIDE MLS: Following his time in MLS, the Indianapolis product joined Heart of Midlothian in the Scottish Premier League in 2016. In his first year with the club, Kitchen was named team captain and went on to make 45 total appearances during his time there, including Europa League Qualifying contests. He joined Randers FC earlier this year before making nine appearances in Denmark.
NOTES: No. 3 overall selection in 2011 SuperDraft...Finalist for 2011 Rookie of the Year.