The LA Galaxy officially announced the transfer a few hours later, following a published interview in the newspaper with the 31-year-old in which he spoke about his excitement over the move to MLS, and he was pictured wearing his new club's jersey.
Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez has been left out of Sevilla's squad for Saturday's game at former club Real Madrid as his impending move to LA Galaxy draws closer.
The Mexico international didn't train with the team on Thursday or Friday with negotiations underway ahead of a highly anticipated move to Major League Soccer.
Sevilla said on Friday afternoon that "Chicharito" was not included in the 20-man squad selected by coach Julen Lopetegui as he "continues to negotiate his possible departure."
LOS ANGELES -- New England Revolution manager Bruce Arena said that he doesn't feel Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez would be the best player in MLS, should he sign with the LA Galaxy.
Reports continue to swirl that the Galaxy are poised to sign the Mexico international from La Liga side Sevilla FC. Hernandez would certainly create a massive marketing opportunity given the large contingent of Mexico expatriates in the area.
"I think [Chicharito] would be a great addition to the league," Arena...
Mexico and Monterrey defender Jesus Gallardo has been suspended for two games by Liga MX for using an anti-gay slur during celebrations of Monterrey's 2019 Apertura title last month in Estadio Azteca.
After Monterrey defeated Club America on penalties to lift the title, Gallardo danced around the pitch after the final whistle and was caught on camera singing an anti-Club America chant with explicit anti-gay overtones.
The league announced an investigation on Jan. 4 and then this week confirmed...