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ESPN FC  By ESPN staff
2 hours ago

Real Sociedad's Carlos Vela to play on Mexico squad for November friendlies

Carlos Vela has been called up to Mexico again, but Craig Burley and Steve Nicol both agree Mexico shouldn't waste their time after Vela already turned down previous offers.

Real Sociedad striker Carlos Vela has agreed to play on Mexico's squad for November friendlies against Netherlands and Belarus, marking his first return to El Tri after a three-year absence, coach Miguel Herrera confirmed.

"He's excited to come back, he is committed and ready to give us everything he knows," Herrera told ESPN La Revista. "If you are criticising him because he has not spoken about the team in a favorable light, then I agree with you, but he is the best player we have in Europe and...

ESPN FC  By ESPN staff
3 hours ago

Miguel Herrera blasts Jurgen Klinsmann FIFA award nomination

ESPN FC's Craig Burley explains why he disagrees with the decision to have Jurgen Klinsmann on the 10-man shortlist for FIFA Coach of the Year.

U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann did not deserve to be included on the 2014 FIFA World Coach of the Year shortlist, said Mexico coach Miguel Herrera.

"I also can't explain why Jurgen is there," Herrera told ESPN's Jorge Ramos y su Banda. "The truth is that maybe it is because he is German, because that is the only explanation we have."

Herrera questioned the award's selection process as well, and added that there were coaches who registered better performances for the year.

"Really he hasn't done...

By ESPN Staff
2 days ago

Burley: Vela an absolute disgrace

Carlos Vela has been called up to Mexico again, but Craig Burley and Steve Nicol both agree Mexico shouldn't waste their time after Vela already turned down previous offers.

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2 days ago

Carlos Vela's return would be risky but could be significant for El Tri

Carlos Vela has been called up to Mexico again, but Craig Burley and Steve Nicol both agree Mexico shouldn't waste their time after Vela already turned down previous offers.

Did Miguel "Piojo" Herrera know that my birthday was coming up? It's just two days until that special day and I would love nothing more than one thing: Carlos Vela coming back to the national team. You can keep your presents, your gifts, and even your offers of pints at the local bar; I just want Vela to come back. On second thought, I will take those pints.

Earlier today, the FMF announced the ten "Europeo" players that Mexico will call up for their upcoming November friendlies: Guillermo Ochoa,...

By ESPN Staff
2 days ago

Vela to make return to Mexico?

Can Real Sociedad winger Carlos Vela put behind him the bad blood with the Mexco FA?

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