Carlos Alberto Vela Garrido is a teenage Mexican international who currently features for the Premiership giants Arsenal. He is a versatile footballer who can play either as a striker or as a winger.

Carlos Vela developed at the youth academy of the Mexican powerhouse Chivas de Guadalajara and was signed by Arsenal in the summer of 2005. He was sent on loan to Spanish club Ceta de Vigo for the second half of the 2005-2006 season and then to Salamanca for the entire of 2006-2007 season and made 31 league appearances. He played on loan for Osasuna for the 2007-2008 season and made 33 league apperances.

Carlos Vela has since been recalled to Arsenal and has been named by the British tabloid The Sun as one of the players to watch in 2008. He has laso played 7 international matches for Mexico so far and has scored 4 goals.

Position Midfielder
Height / weight 1.78 m / 67 kg
Born 1 Mar 1989
Nationality Mexico Mexico
Number 10
Team History
2983 los angeles fc LAFC 2018 - 2023
146 real sociedad Sociedad 2012 - 2018
146 real sociedad Sociedad 2011 - 2012 (loan)
4 arsenal fc Arsenal 2005 - 2012
290 west bromwich albion fc West Brom 2010 - 2011 (loan)
135 osasuna Osasuna 2007 - 2008 (loan)
UD Salamanca UD Salamanca 2006 - 2007 (loan)
139 celta de vigo Celta Vigo 2005 - 2006 (loan)

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