The Los Angeles Galaxy have signed Mexico striker Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez from Sevilla and can make him the highest-paid participant in Primary League Football, Sports activities Illustrated reported Friday.
Galaxy might be reckoning on Chicharito, who’s Mexico’s all-time main goal-scorer, to fill the star-power and scoring void left through the departure of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the Swedish megastar who returned to AC Milan in December.
Sports activities Illustrated cited unnamed assets in reporting the deal have been completed, and that Hernandez would take over because the league’s highest-paid participant from Toronto FC megastar Michael Bradley, who makes a reported $6 million a 12 months.
Hernandez, some of the in style Mexican gamers of his technology, has lengthy been connected to a transfer to MLS and he’ll arrive Stateside after signing with Sevilla in September from West Ham.
The 31-year-old, who left Chivas Guadalajara for Manchester United in 2010, has additionally performed for Actual Madrid and Bayer Leverkusen all over his Eu tenure.
In Los Angeles, he will be enjoying reverse countryman Carlos Vela — megastar striker for Los Angeles FC.
Requested this week what he considered a possible transfer through Hernandez to Southern California, Vela stated his countryman could be an asset to the Galaxy.
“He is a scoring device,” Vela stated. “He is all the time there taking a look to attain objectives, (however) he additionally does a in reality excellent process protecting for his staff.
“I believe it is in reality vital in the event that they get him, as a result of he is a excellent participant, and I believe he generally is a excellent signing for everyone if it occurs.”
However that does not imply Vela is conceding anything else within the combat for LA.
“I already advised him that if he comes right here, he will lose and if he ratings a target I can rating yet one more than him,” Vela advised Univision on Thursday.