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The future of Carlos Vela in LAFC, the club makes an important announcement about the Mexican

By Mauricio Saenz

The future of Carlos Vela in LAFC, the club makes an important announcement about the Mexican

The Mexican forward ended his agreement with LAFC after losing in the MLS final against the Columbus Crew.

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After losing to the Columbus Crew last Saturday in the MLS final and losing the opportunity to win the two-time championship in United States soccer, LAFC broke ranks and began planning for the next season. Since last Sunday, the Los Angeles team has been on vacation until the first days of January when it reports to the preseason, while the squad rests and renews energy for the next season, the board has begun to plan the next campaign.

This Tuesday, the Black & Gold team announced the players who will leave the team, those whose contracts have already been renewed and the players they are looking to retain in Steve Cherundolo's squad, including the Mexican Carlos Vela, a pillar of the institution. The club is in talks to retain McCarthy, Maldonado, Gaines, Leone and Rosales, as well as free agents Carlos Vela, Diego Palacios, Kellyn Acosta and Max Crépeau, LAFC said in a statement.

Likewise, he confirmed that the Colombian Jesús Murillo and the midfielders Ilie Sánchez and Erik Dueñas, as well as the goalkeeper Abraham Romero were renewed. And on the list of players who will not continue next season are: Christian Torres, Danny Crisostomo, Julian Gaines, Tony Leone, Mohamed Traore, Diego Rosales and Eldin Jakupovic.

Likewise, Carlitos explained that he will take a few days off to think about his future, but he made it clear that he feels good to play at least one more season. A year, for sure. It's not about whether you can run or not. All the pain you have during the year, the week because it is harder to enjoy playing. Mentally, there is also strong fatigue. Sometimes it is better to stop in time than to continue crawling. You have to stop at the right time, he said.

Carlos Vela wants to stay at LAFC

Last Saturday, after missing the opportunity to win the two-time MLS championship, LAFC star Carlos Vela assured that he wants to remain in the Los Angeles team, however, that decision does not depend on him. He would love to continue in the MLS, He love Los Angeles. Since he arrived he has felt at home, in the city and in the club, everything is good, it has been a very good five years, Vela said at Field.

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