El-Tri head coach Javier Aguirre has selected Arsenal forward Carlos Vela in his 18-man Mexico Squad for the upcoming friendly against New Zealand on Wednesday evening on the impressive Rose Bowl stadium.
Aguirre makes full use of the FIFA’s lone international fixture before the Mexico team will start preparation for the World Cup with their training camp.
The El-Tri coach has so a last overview on his players and will look how Carlos Vela can handle the difficult situation with all the injuries which happened in the last weeks.
Vela is expected to leave London after Arsenal’s encounter on Saturday afternoon at the Britannia Stadium, when the Gunners take on a very physical Potters side. The team is looking for an away victory there to continue in the race for the Premiership title.
Goalkeepers: Luis Ernesto Michel (Guadalajara), Jonathan Orozco (Monterrey).
Defenders:Efrain Juarez (Pumas), Carlos Salcido (PSV), Ricardo Osorio (Stuttgart), Francisco Javier Rodriguez (PSV), Hector Moreno (AZ Alkmaar), Rafael Marquez (Barcelona).
Midfielders:Gerardo Torrado (Cruz Azul), Israel Castro (Pumas), Andres Guardado (Deportivo La Coruña), Jonathan Dos Santos (Barcelona), Braulio Luna (San Luis).
Forwards:Aldo De Nigris (Monterrey), Carlos Vela (Arsenal), Javier Hernandez Balcazar (Guadalajara), Giovani Dos Santos (Galatasaray), Cuauhtemoc Blanco (Veracruz).
Article by – A.Zimmermann