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||01 Mar, 1989
28-1-11: Arsenal striker Carlos Vela has joined West Bromwich Albion on loan for the rest of the season.
August 2011: Arsenal have announced Mexico striker Carlos Vela and Brazilian defender Pedro Botelho will spend the 2011/12 season on loan with Spanish Primera Division clubs.
The 22-year-old Vela, who spent the second half of last season on loan at West Brom, is to join Real Sociedad subject to a medical, while Botelho, 21, will move to newly-promoted Rayo Vallecano, the Gunners confirmed on their official website.