Landon Donovan and Leon are parting ways before the end of his contract, the club announced in a statement on Sunday.
Although reports have previously suggested that the Sounders could move for Ruidiaz, Schmetzer said he was not aware that any deal had been done.
Matias Almeyda was hugely popular, and led Chivas to vast success. Replacing him with Jose Saturnino Cardozo to pinch pennies could prove costly.
Chivas named Jose Saturnino Cardozo as its new coach on Tuesday to replace to Matias Almeyda.
The Liga MX draft passed by pretty quietly given Mexico's World Cup preparations, but there were some big moves nonetheless.
This week saw the Liga MX draft and plenty of top players changing clubs, including Rodolfo Pizarro leaving Chivas. Here are the 10 biggest moves.
Chivas forward Rodolfo Pizarro has signed for fellow Liga MX side Monterrey, confirmed Chivas sporting director Francisco Gabriel de Anda on Sunday.
Chivas manager Matias Almeyda will not continue with the Liga MX club, the Argentine confirmed to ESPN Mexico's Jose Maria Garrido on Thursday.
PSV and Dutch international Luuk de Jong has been rumoured to Club America for over a year now. Is a move close? That depends on who you ask.
Mexico international Jesus Gallardo has sealed a pre-World Cup move from Pumas to Monterrey, the clubs confirmed on Tuesday.
Chivas forward Rodolfo Pizarro may not have made Mexico's World Cup squad, but the 24-year-old looks set to move on from Liga MX this summer.
It's a colossal shame that Nestor Araujo will miss the 2018 World Cup through injury but it's just a bump in the road for the dogged defender.
Keep an eye on the overhaul at Cruz Azul, Miguel Herrera's ticking clock, uncertainty at Chivas and in Monterrey, and the effect of no relegation.
Liga MX will introduce a rule designed to give younger players more opportunities in Mexico's first division, the league announced on Wednesday.
While the World Cup and already the Apertura loom, Tom Marshall looks back on the Clausura to offer up his best and worst in Liga MX.
From champions Santos Laguna to relegated, now not relegated Lobos BUAP, Cesar Hernandez recaps all 18 Liga MX teams with a single sentence.
The idea of a team with a small budget and no marketable stars winning Liga MX seemed impossible. Now, Santos have given hope to all Mexican sides.
Some may say Toluca was the best team in Liga MX, but Santos Laguna -- behind Julio Furch and Jonathan Orozco -- was the best playoff team.
A first half goal from Julio Furch and Jonathan Orozco's man-of-the-match performance helped Santos to the Liga MX 2018 Clausura title on Sunday.
Santos coach Robert Siboldi is adamant his side will not be going out simply to defend its 2-1 lead over Toluca from the first leg of the final.
United States international and Santos Laguna defender Jorge Villafana was robbed a day after the first leg of the Liga MX final.
Throughout the postseason campaign, Santos has been David to a trio of Goliaths. The run is so improbable, even the club's manager seems surprised.
Thursday's first leg saw Santos show great heart, Toluca miss several opportunities and Alfredo Talavera's mixed night with the World Cup in sight.
Goals from Djaniny Tavares and Julio Furch helped Santos Laguna come from behind to beat Toluca 2-1 in the first leg of the Liga MX Clausura final.