Vela played his last minutes as a National Selected under the command of Juan Carlos Osorio (Photo: Cuartoscuro.)
It seems that the paths of Juan Carlos Osorio and the Mexicans are destined to meet in the world of soccer. The former coach of Tricolor He had a three-year stage directing the Aztec team with different ups and downs that ended up undermining his long-term project. However, now he could meet with one of his regular squads and one of the best soccer players in Mexico: Carlos Vela.
In accordance with ESPN, the Colombian strategist is one of the main candidates to arrive at LAFC, a group of Major League Soccer (MLS) where Carlos Vela has played for some years. Osorio would have had an interview with the board of the Los Angeles club to be taken into account and to be an option to take the reins of the team next season.
Juan Carlos would arrive to replace the American Bob Bradley, who announced his separation from Los Angeles on November 18 after four seasons, in which he generated favorable results in the regular tournament, but never managed to find the key to take the institution to the championship. of the MLS. Currently, the former coach of the USA National Team has positioned himself as coach of Toronto FC, a direct rival of the Angelenos.
Osorio has directed in Paraguay and Colombia after separating from Tricolor (Photo: Colprensa)
Along with Juan Carlos Osorio, Steve Cherundolo and Ante Razov are the other names that have sounded very strong to stay on the team bench. In addition, the options of foreign coaches have also been considered for the position by the directive, and they will continue to analyze the best option in view of achieving better results than the previous season, since they were left out of the playoffs despite having one of the highest quality squads in the league.
Osorio arrived on the Mexican soccer scene in 2015 after the dismissal of Miguel Herrera for extra-court problems. The South American strategist was criticized during his time at the national team due to his particular methods of managing friendly matches and knockout matches.
The Mexican National Team was characterized at that time by its famous “rotations”, which generated that various players had the opportunity to play, but sometimes sacrificing collective understanding due to the lack of regular line-ups and constant headlines. The media never quite agreed with the fact that they did not have a regular backbone at El Tri.
Osorio’s ideology led him to the 2018 World Cup in Russia, still with multiple questions from the press. But, already in that fair, he was once again in charge of defending his process based on spectacular performances and a triumph over one of the greatest world powers in the history of football: Germany.
At the hand of Osorio, Carlos Vela played the 2018 World Cup in Russia (Photos: Cuartoscuro.)
After being eliminated in the quarterfinals of the World Cup, Osorio’s separation from the Mexican Soccer Federation was officially announced. Later his career continued in the Paraguayan National Team, Atlético Nacional and today he is the coach of América de Cali in his native Colombia.
Carlos Vela played his last minutes as a Mexican national team under the command of Osorio, as the controversial footballer was convinced by Juan Carlos to be part of the World Cup process and become one of the leaders in Russia 2018. After that World Cup, Sailing did not return to the Tri and focused on his performances at the club level.
Although some rumors suggest that Vela may leave LAFC in the following months, for the moment his reunion with Osorio could be finalized in one of the fastest growing leagues in the world.
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