Carlos Vela reveals he could not wait to quit Arsenal after ‘three bad years’ and struggling to adapt to London life – The Sun

CARLOS VELA says he could not wait to quit Arsenal after "three bad years" in London.

The Mexican plays for MLS side LA FC but spent seven years on the Gunners' books between 2005 and 2012.

Vela always struggled to break into the team at the Emirates and had five different loan spells before eventually leaving for Real Sociedad on a permanent deal in July 2012.

The 31-year-old spent five years at the Basque country club where he says he really found home.

But in an interview with GQ, the forward revealed what a torrid time he had in North London.

He said: "The most important part of my life came in San Sebastian: my new family.

“I came from three years of being in London, which I couldn’t adapt to.

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