Striker says he will 'fight' Wenger to leave Arsenal

07:54 26 April 2012

Carlos Vela is wanted by Real Sociedad

Carlos Vela is wanted by Real Sociedad

EMPICS Sport

Arsenal transfer news: Carlos Vela wants to complete a permanent move away from the Emirates

Carlos Vela has said he will do all he can not to return to Arsenal when his loan spell at Real Sociedad ends in the summer.

The Mexican has failed to established himself in the starting XI at the Emirates and has had loan spells at Salamanca, Osasuna, West Brom as well as Sociedad.

Manager Arsene Wenger has plenty of striking options with Robin van Persie, Marouane Chamakh and Park Chu Young all currently at his disposal.

Lukas Podolski is highly likely to complete a move from Cologne, while Nicklas Bendtner could also return from a loan spell at Sunderland.

Vela has been a success in Spain notching 11 goals in 25 league games for Sociedad and although the 23-year-olds current deal expires at the end of next season, Vela has no desire to return to north London this summer.

"Wenger is the one who must make the most important decision," he said.

"If he tells me I have to leave then I will look at my options. If he says I will stay then I will fight him.

"My intention is not to return to Arsenal.

"I don't know if I'm going to stay here at Sociedad. I don't know what will happen in my life next year.

"My registration belongs to Arsenal and I can't tell them to give me away as a gift to Sociedad because I'm happy here. They will want something back after all those years."

Related articles

Latest Stories from SNAP.PA

‘Pain in a dish’ could help us develop better pain killers in the future.

Read more

Stevi Ritchie said his X Factor mentor Simon Cowell laughed off his offer to work for him.

Read more

If you’ve not seen the catch or the memes yet, waste no time. They’ll make your life better.

Read more

Promotions

Gamucci is a global leader and premier brand of electronic cigarettes

Gamucci has an electronic cigarette tailored for every need. We have a range of both disposable and rechargeable electronic cigarettes suitable for all adult smokers. And for a limited time, some great discounts.

Money saving Christmas gifts to add to your shopping list!

It’s nearly time to go on the hunt for Christmas presents, stuck on what to get for your nearest and dearest? We’ve picked out a selection of great deals to get you started and to help you save some pennies!

Match reports

TOP STORIES

Arsenal Quizzes

Try our fiendishly difficult new Arsenal quiz! Picture: PA

This new quiz will test even the most devoted Arsenal fans’ knowledge...

Read more
Can you name these moustaches?

Movember is upon us once again and men across the country are growing moustaches to raise money to battle prostate cancer.

Read more
Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho go head to head (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Football managers are either deified or chastised, depending on results and they are some of the most famous faces in the country.

Read more

Arsenal Transfer News