LAFC picks up options on Carlos Vela, Pablo Sisniega, Danny Musovski

The Los Angeles football club announced on Tuesday that it had exercised contract options on striker Carlos Vela, goalkeeper Pablo Sisniega, striker Danny Musovski.

Vela, the 2019 MLS MVP, struggled with an MCL sprain this season, playing in just seven games this season.

Sisniega made 14 starts in goal for LAFC. Musovski scored five goals in 15 games in his first season with LAFC.

The club have turned down options on goalkeeper Phillip Ejmadu, defenders Jesus Murillo and Andy Najar and forwards Adrien Perez and Bradley Wright-Phillips.

Wright-Phillips, the MLS Comeback Player of the Year, scored eight goals with six assists for LAFC. Wright-Phillips, along with Jordan Harvey and Dejan Jakovic, are eligible for free agency starting December 16.

The club announced that talks are underway to purchase the option for Murillo, who joined the club at Deportivo Independiente Medellin in Columbia in October.

Defender Mohamed El-Munir is also out of contract and the loan agreement for defender Mark Segbers expires at the end of this year.

LAFC currently has 20 players under contract, going into the CONCACAF Champions League Quarter Finals against host Cruz Azul on December 16:

Goalkeepers: Pablo Sisniega, Kenneth Vermeer

Defenders: Tristan Blackmon, Erik Duenas, Tony Leone, Diego Palacios, Eddie Segura, Mohamed Traore

Midfielders: Eduard Atuesta, Latif Blessing, Jose Cifuentes, Bryce Duke, Francisco Ginella, Mark-Anthony Kaye

Attackers: Danny Musovski, Kwadwo Opoku, Brian Rodriguez, Diego Rossi, Christian Torres, Carlos Vela