May 27, 2017; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Mexico forward Javier Hernandez (14) reacts after a goal against Croatia during the second half at LA Coliseum. Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports Can you believe it’s almost August? Two weeks from Friday, another English Premier League season kicks off. And yet, the transfer window will still be rolling along. On one side you have Manchester City, who have gotten plenty of their transfer business done already. On the other you have the 2016-17 PL runners-up Tottenham Hotspur, who haven’t signed a single player yet. Then there’s West Ham United, who in the past week have gone about addressing one of their biggest needs: forwards. First came Marko Arnautović from Stoke
In football, second chances do exist. Yasin Ben El-Mhanni, Frank Vincent and Ibrahim Meite are proof of that. After being dubbed not good enough for non-league club Barnet FC, El-Mhanni and Vincent have had the last laugh, having recently joined up with
Premier League newcomers Brighton and Hove Albion signed striker Izzy Brown on loan from champions Chelsea on Tuesday. The 20-year-old had extended his contract with Chelsea until 2021 before being sent to Brighton on a season-long loan, Chelsea said in a statement. Brown spent part of last season on loan at Rotherham United, who were relegated from the Championship (second-tier), before a January loan move to Huddersfield, who gained promotion to the top-flight via the play-offs.