Aug. 29 (UPI) -- LAFC striker Carlos Vela said he accepted a move to play for Spain soccer power Barcelona in January, before the La Liga club went in a different direction. ¡Increíble falla de Carlos Vela! Barcelona El Atlético, a tope a por Morata, objetivo culé MLS. Vela's career started with Guadalajara, alongside his brother Alejandro. Barcelona are now eyeing a move for Carlos Vela. Barca are keen to strengthen their attack in the winter transfer window with France forward Ousmane Dembele out until the New Year with a recurring muscular problem. Carlos Vela to Barcelona: The Mexican forward currently plays for Los Angeles FC. Carlos Vela lanza nueva indirecta al Barcelona Luego del triunfo ante el LA Galaxy en las semifinales de conferencia de la MLS, el mexicano habló sobre un eventual fichaje con el conjunto catalán. "Barcelona and Real Madrid are two teams where you can't say 'no,'" Vela said. Neymar can lure Messi to PSG with another UCL masterclass, Meet the designer behind soccer's craziest kits, Two years ago, Cardassar lost everything. BARCELONA - Carlos Vela atraviesa un gran momento en la MLS con el LAFC, liga en la que se ha convertido rápidamente en uno de los mejores jugadores. Vela, 30, leads Major League Soccer with 27 goals this season. CCL draw: LAFC face Leon, Atlanta vs. Motagua REALSOCIEDAD 1-1 FCBARCA CINE FUTBOL 2016 CRACK! Barcelona signed Kevin-Prince Boateng instead of Vela. Now they're chasing Copa del Rey glory vs. Atletico Madrid. He also had loans with Cela de Vigo, Salamanca, Osasuna, West Bromwich Albion and Real Sociedad before joining Real Sociedad permanently in 2012. Carlos Vela. I'm going to start training tomorrow. 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As a Mexican I hope that it can happen for him.". Tom Hamilton and Eduardo Fernandez-Abascal, LAFC's Vela has Barcelona offer - Dos Santos, Chelsea need Havertz and Werner to prove their worth, Moukoko becomes Bundesliga's youngest starter, Ronaldo: I prefer boxing, UFC over football, Messi wage 'not sustainable' - prez. I said to him: 'Just say yes, I don't care about money or anything. Barcelona have reportedly made an offer to sign Carlos Vela, the Mexico forward who flopped at Arsenal, in January. Carlos Vela has an offer to join Barcelona in the January transfer window, Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Jonathan Dos Santos has claimed. Carlos Vela would fit in perfectly at LaLiga champions Barcelona, according to his Mexico teammate and Blaugrana youth product Jonathan dos Santos.. … "He is very happy in Los Angeles, with his team. He scored a league-record 34 goals to win the 2019 MLS Golden Boot. Exhale, LAFC fans: Carlos Vela doesn't want to leave. Dos Santos, who played five seasons for Barcelona's first team before joining Villarreal in 2014, said: "He's had a spectacular season. Though he came close this winter to temporarily playing elsewhere, Vela wants to stay at LAFC for … Los Angeles FC forward Carlos Vela admitted that he was "really close" to joining Barcelona this past winter, confirming that the Spanish giants did indeed reach out regarding a loan deal. Arsenal will back Arteta to fix the mess. The Mexican forward began his senior career in 2005 with Arsenal. Vela's potential move to the Catalan side was reported back in January 2019 and the 31-year-old was keen to go. Los Angeles FC forward Carlos Vela said the Major … Vela, of course, had been linked to a shock move to FC Barcelona, as the European giant was said to be looking for an experienced attacker who could provide quality depth to the squad.. Carlos Vela, una opción inviable para el Barcelona Mexicanos por el mundo En verano pasado hubo pláticas con el mexicano "In the second month of my holiday, I had a pina colada in hand and my agent called me to say: 'Look, Barcelona is calling you. He said he wants to play in Los Angeles for the remainder of his career. Se le negó la oportunidad hace un año, pero ahora es el momento de que el mexicano tenga la oportunidad de vestir los colores blaugranas — … Carlos Vela en acción ante el Sevilla durante un partido de Liga disputado en diciembre de 2017 F.C. He scored twice in LAFC's 3-3 draw with the Los Angeles Galaxy Sunday in Los Angeles. Give me two weeks to get fit and we'll make it.'". 1.6m Followers, 266 Following, 181 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Carlos Vela (@carlosv11_) When contacted by ESPN, sources at Barcelona denied Dos Santos' claim and said there were no offers on the table for Vela. Vela was linked last week to a shock move to Spanish giant FC Barcelona, shocking both for the team interested in Vela as well as said interest coming at this point in the 29-year-old’s career, after making the move away from Spain to play in MLS. January preview: Messi, Upamecano, others moving? Carlos Vela says LAFC didn’t let him leave to join Barcelona The captain of Los Angeles Football Club admitted in an interview with GQ Mexico that the MLS team made it … Vela, a forward with Los Angeles FC, was a Barcelona target a year ago but the La Liga champions opted to sign Kevin Prince-Boateng instead. Mexican striker Carlos Vela (R) leads Major League Soccer with 27 goals this season. "They want you to play for four months and then you can go back to Los Angeles.' “It’s true that he has that offer on the table and I honestly don’t know what he is going to do,” Dos Santos, a youth product of Barcelona, told Colombian radio station W Radio. Los Angeles: Reigning MLS Most Valuable Player Carlos Vela says he had a chance to join FC Barcelona earlier this year but his current side Los Angeles FC vetoed the deal. Carlos Vela was reportedly a target for Barcelona, looking to add a veteran attacker on loan from January through the end of their season, which finished with … After winning the 2005 FIFA U-17 World Championship with Mexico and finishing as the top scorer with five goals, Jorge Vergara, owner and club president of Guadalajara, agreed to sign him. Before joining the MLS side, he played for Real Sociedad for seven years, which included a loan spell at the club from Arsenal. Vela would seemingly fit the bill in that respect, having netted 38 goals in all competitions in 2019. He also has 72 international appearances for Mexico. 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