Schweinsteiger is returning. Per MLS release:
The Chicago Fire took a major step forward in their plans for a 2019 resurgence on Wednesday, announcing that superstar Bastian Schweinsteiger has re-signed with the club for another season.
One of the most decorated players ever to wear a Fire jersey, Schweinsteiger will remain a Designated Player in 2019, his third with the club.
“Let’s raise a trophy. I believe in this club and I believe that we can be champions,” said Schweinsteiger in a club release. “This American journey has been very special for me and my family. I love being a part of the Chicago Fire and we appreciate how the city has embraced us with open arms. To the Fire fans, from my family to yours, I wish you a happy and safe holiday season and I will see you in Chicago next year.”