LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles Galaxy announced the signing of forward Emmanuel Boateng on Thursday.

The Ghanaian forward previously played for Helsingborgs IF in Sweden, and will be added to the Galaxy’s roster pending an International Transfer Certificate.

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“Emmanuel is a talented, young, attacking player who will add valuable depth to our offense,” Galaxy Head Coach Bruce Arena said.

“He will continue to develop as a player and we are excited to add him to our roster,” Arena added.

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After playing for Ventura County Fusion in the PDL during the summer of 2013, Boateng signed his first professional contract with Helsingborgs IF of Allsvenskan, Sweden’s top-flight professional division.

Since 2013, he has made 37 appearances, scoring four goals.

Boateng is 21-years old and stands at 5-foot-6 weighing 150 lbs.

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The Galaxy open the 2016 MLS regular season at the Stubhub Center on March 6th against DC United.