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Carlos Vela: LAFC held up Barcelona loan move in 2019

Herc Gomez and Ale Moreno debate who is the best current Mexican national team player.
Both of Carlos Vela's goals have been amazing, but only one makes the early top five. Watch MLS on ESPN+.
Herculez Gomez explains why he thinks MLS is the more attractive destination for foreign talent than Liga MX.

Reigning MLS MVP Carlos Vela agreed to join Barcelona early last year, but the move was held up by LAFC wanting to keep hold of their star Mexican forward.

Vela's potential move to the Catalan side was reported back in January 2019 and the 31-year-old was keen to go.

"Barca set up a scenario of [going there for] four months at that time and I accepted it because it was a very good opportunity," Vela said in the new edition of GQ Mexico magazine. "I wasn't going to say, 'Oh, I want two years,...

By ESPN Staff
Mar 13, 2020

Twellman: MLS season not jeopardized like other leagues

Taylor Twellman explains how suspending play impacts MLS less than the NBA, NHL or other football leagues.

Mexico friendlies in U.S. called off, CONCACAF Champions League suspended

Herculez Gomez believes Tigres will have too much firepower in the CCL second leg vs. NYCFC.
Herculez Gomez explains why Atlanta United's CCL run was "over before it started" with Josef Martinez out.

MEXICO CITY -- Liga MX has implemented measures to help prevent the spread of coronavirus by stopping the usual prematch handshake before games this weekend, while the CONCACAF Champions League has been postponed.

Mexican national team's friendlies in the United States on March 26 against Czech Republic (in Charlotte, N.C.) and on March 29 against Greece (in Arlington, TX) have also been canceled.

Organizers stated that refunds will be granted for tickets already purchased and that "at this moment,...