Super Clubs aren't built on pretty boys, and they aren't built on goals scored. Quite simply, the Super Clubs around the worlds leagues are built on consistent winning. I'm starting to think that the problem in Los Angeles was not Alexi Lalas, but instead the higher ups like Anschutz.
You see after the Galaxy were rebuffed by Alessandro del Piero, they have set their sites on another stud striker from a top league.
This time former English national team star, Micheal Owen.
Owen isn't the answer. Even if the Galaxy could get the second DP slot that he would require (likely from Red Bull NY) he wouldn't solve their problems. They scored 1.83 goals but gave up 2.06 goals per match. Even if Owen goes on a tear and the Gals retain Donovan and Beckham, would they really be addressing their primary issue in their lack of defense? Buddle would almost certainly be the one dealt to have a pair like Owen and Donovan up top.
The defense is the issue, and no one really gets it.
Sadly it would seem that Califf and Cienfuegos care more about the club than their ownership does. Cease with the high turnover; end the beauty school projects and return to winning football - only then will the LA Galaxy become the Super Club they desire.
Right now they are just a joke, and a poor one.