Football

Carlos Vela to stay at Real Sociedad

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Carlos Vela has reportedly signed a new four-year contract at the Spanish club, according to his teammate Antoine Griezmann.

The move comes after Sociedad agreed to pay €11 million for the rest of the player’s rights from Arsenal, as well as up to €5 million in additional fees. Vela had been linked with a move back to the Gunners, but it now appears that the forward, 25, will remain at the club for the foreseeable future.

Vela moved to Sociedad in 2011 after six years at Arsenal. His stint included several loan spells, with the likes of Salamanca, Osasuna and West Brom deciding to take the Mexican starlet on short term deals. He later moved on loan to Sociedad before making his deal permanent in 2012 after a string of impressive performances. Arsenal had previously held a speculated £3.5 million release clause, but this has been forgone by Sociedad paying the rest of the player’s rights.

According to Inside Spanish Football, Griezmann said the following: “(Vela) is calm, he’s already signed with La Real and he seems happy with that.”

Griezmann’s own future is still up for much speculation, with the French forward admitting: “I don’t know about my own future. We’ll have to wait and see. Hopefully I will stay, but we’re going to wait.”

Write for GiveMeSport! Sign-up to the GMS Writing Academy here: http://gms.to/1a2u3KU

DISCLAIMER: This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Arsenal
Football

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again