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Carlos Vela admits that he wanted to sign for Barça but he was not allowed to

Published:27/03/2020 - 23:59h

Updated:29/03/2020 - 17:11h

Carlos Vela was one of Barça's options to reinforce the forward line in January 2019. The mexican has admitted that he wanted to sign and that Los Angeles FC did not let him do it

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The FC Barcelona has lived with agitation the last markets of signings of winter, since it has had to close important agreements. Although the Catalans are not adherents to reinforce with the season half, already go two consecutive campaigns in which they see forced to draft some footballer, especially in a forward that has seen affected by a deficient planning and a plague of injuries.

In an interview for 'GQ' in which it has spoken of his personal and sportive path, Carlos Watches has admitted what was a secret to voices, and is that in 2019 was about to to dress of Barcelona. The one of Cancún sounded as I complement to Luis Suárez in the course 2018-19, but after several negotiations along the month of January, was not possible to incorporate him and the club chose to another veteran like Kevin-Prince Boateng.

To his 31 years, the Mexican explains that it agreed with the project that offered him in the Camp Nou, where proposed some very concrete conditions that was had to accept: "The Barça posed a stage of four months in this moment and, then , I accepted it because it was a very good opportunity. It was not to say, 'Ah, I want two years and if no, do not go'. They said four months and go four".

"But it did not give me eases the club LAFC to go out, although it is intelligible. At the end, they look for the best for them and each one for himself same", has added. With the Los Angeles FC, the ex of the Real Sociedad turned into reference of the Major League Soccer, and in this same period was the maximum scorer of the championship with 34 targets. "I tried it and it did not give , and it does not happen at all because I am more than happy here", has finalised.

The tip has spoken clear also on other questions, like the release that supposed him shine in Anoeta after suffering in his starts in the Arsenal. Besides, it has revealed that enjoys of the football but sees it like a work, and has left to fall that it will not follow linked to the world of the sport, because it does not like him the industry of the football: "If I can choose that I will do with my life, would not have at all that see with the sport, but does me rare speak of this... From the 14 years, carry the routine to train every day, and when it finish , will be odd".

The Barça will react in the summer 2020

In spite of resisting with Suárez and see forced to bet by Boateng and Martin Braithwaite, the Barça will react in the summer 2020 to his problems in the offensive line. If there is margin to invest strong after the crisis of the coronavirus, the culés will go to by Neymar and Lautaro Martínez, and the one of White Bay will have the mission to support to the Uruguayan and convert his relief to short-half term. After leaving happen the train of Sail, at last would arrive a solution to the height.

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