Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez is the all-time top scorer in Mexico's history and third on the list of Mexican players to score in Europe (behind only Hugo Sanchez and Carlos Vela). But as he prepares to join West Ham, his time at Bayer Leverkusen has shown one thing: that he thrives when given a chance to shine.
Hernandez never settled at Manchester United after spending five years at the club having arrived from Guadalajara in 2010. And when Manchester United coach Louis van Gaal and assistant...
For the second summer in a row, Joe Hart is facing a move and a fresh challenge.
This year, things have been slightly less rushed than 2016's last-minute loan move to Torino. This time there's less of a feel that the goalkeeper, deemed unnecessary by Manchester City, was forced into the only option available to him. West Ham seem delighted to have him -- and understandably so given they conceded more goals (64) than relegated Middlesbrough last season.
Olivier Giroud's career is at a crossroads, with his time at Arsenal coming to an end a real possibility during the summer transfer window.
The France international was once the Gunners' undisputed No. 1 striker, but the club-record signing of Alexandre Lacazette and the continued presence of Alexis Sanchez point toward him spending more time on the bench next season if he stays.
Giroud, who turns 31 in September, has been linked with several clubs in the Premier League and further afield should...