Barcelona are reportedly renewing their interest for Longtime target Carlos Vela, as the Catalan embark on a search to replace Uruguayan Luis Suarez and departed Munir EL Haddadi,
The 26-year-old Vela spent six and a half years in La Liga with Real Sociedad, but currently plays in MLS with Los Angeles – Vela netted 15 times with 12 assists from 31 matches for Los Angeles in the Major League Soccer Spanish champions Barcelona are ready to make Mexican star Carlos Vela their top target in the ongoing winter transfer window.
At the last count, Barcelona has scouted the likes of Cristhian Stuani and Luka Jovic, but latest reports suggest Barca chiefs are set to seal the deal for the ex-Arsenal forward. Citing Ràdio Barcelona programme ‘Què t,hi jugues!’, as.com insists the 29-year-old Mexican enjoys the backing of Ernesto Valverde, who is eager to sign a forward this January.
Interestingly, Vela, who netted 15 times with 12 assists from 31 matches for Los Angeles can play in any role in the front and has also proven he is a decent finisher. Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Arsenal is now on the verge of missing Nicolas Pepe who has been linked with a move to Spanish champions Barcelona.
the Catalans have earlier been linked with the likes of Odion Ighalo, Oliver Giroud and Alvaro Morata to blend up their frontline with 6 months left to close the season’s calendar. the transfer window which has less than 6 two weeks to close will see Barca close on their targets, and that may see Philippe Coutinho and Luis Suarez searching for a new destination