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."
The LA Galaxy are in discussions with Sevilla and Mexico international striker Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez, the club has confirmed.
A Galaxy spokesperson told ESPN on Sunday that the club continues to speak to Hernandez and Sevilla about a transfer. A report from Marca stated that Sevilla is willing to part with Hernandez for a $10 million transfer fee, which would be a Galaxy record, but the Galaxy spokesperson said no deal was in place, nor was one imminent.
Galaxy general manager Dennis Te...