The Philadelphia Union announced on Tuesday that midfielder Tranquillo Barnetta will be leaving the club at the end of the 2016 season.
Barnetta, 31, joined the Union from Bundesliga club Schalke and will return to his hometown club St Gallen in the Swiss Super League.
The Union captain has played 37 times in Major League Soccer, scoring six goals and assisting on seven others.
"I'm so thankful to everyone at Philadelphia Union for making me feel so appreciated." -Tranquillo pic.twitter.com/OsT0Nvvl8N-...