Bruce Arena's off-season started six weeks earlier than usual last fall, after the Galaxy bowed out of Major League Soccer's playoffs short of the conference semifinals for the first time since 2008.
But it wasn't much of a vacation.
"I've worked every day," Arena said Friday. "A lot of hours, meticulously doing contracts."
As a result 10 players from last season are gone, including defender Omar Gonzalez and midfielder Juninho, who were sold to teams in Mexico's Liga MX last month after playing at least 180 MLS games for Arena.
Returning to StubHub Center is forward Mike Magee and former Chivas USA goalkeeper...