Escape from New York: Juan Pablo Angel Is Selected by the Los Angeles Galaxy

No longer wanted by the New York Red Bulls, Juan Pablo Angel will be moving to the West Coast. With the fourth pick in the 2010 MLS Re-Entry Draft, the Los Angeles Galaxy made a serious statement when they selected the veteran forward. 

“The reason we took him in the Re-Entry Draft is we think we can make it work,” Arena said during a media conference call on Wednesday. "I think Juan wants to make it work and we just have to get into some discussions this week and see if we can reach an agreement.”

If both sides are able to reach an agreement, the Los Angeles Galaxy will have a team consisting of the scoring trio Landon Donovan, Edson Buddle and Juan Pablo Angel. Along with David Beckham, the 2011 Los Angeles Galaxy will automatically be considered a team that's capable of ousting current MLS Cup winners, the Colorado Rapids.

In 2007, Juan Pablo Angel joined David Beckham and Cuauhtemoc Blanco as the MLS' first trio of Desig...

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