Los Angeles FC manager Bob Bradley says Carlos Vela could miss the upcoming MLS All-Star game due to a quad bike injury.
The Mexican international has struggled with the issue all season, withdrew early on a number of occasions and failed to find the form that has ignited the league in recent years.
Vela’s fitness has been an ongoing problem for LAFC / Shaun Clark / Getty Images
Vela was last drawn just 16 minutes after LAFC’s 2-1 defeat at the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday – Black and Gold’s fourth loss in a row and the seventh game in a row without a win.
“Carlos’ quad has disturbed him this season,” Bradley told reporters after the game. “We were very careful. Even when it happened [earlier in the season] against Austin.
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“He has worked hard to try to get to the point where everything is there. But tonight, when he sprints early in the match, he feels it again. So for me, in this case, it’s just one remaining quad injury that has stopped him. throughout the season. “
The injury comes just days before Vela would represent MLS against Liga MX in the upcoming All-Star match in Los Angeles. His involvement in that match, and El Trafico, has now been questioned with Bradley not being able to give a clear answer regarding his condition at this time.
“I do not know what it will mean for the All-Star game or El Trafico next week,” said Bradley. “We have to judge it and then we will get a better answer maybe tomorrow or Monday.”
After the All-Star match, LAFC has the tough deal against city rivals LA Galaxy before hosting Western Conference’s second place, Sporting Kansas City.
Black and Gold’s poor run has seen them drop to ninth in the West, three points after the final playoffs.