[AMERICANS ABROAD] Luis Arreola
of Chicago's FC Athletico has received an offer to play for Chivas de Guadalajara's Fuerzas
Basicas program for '99 players. Kevin Garci
a, also with the FC Atletico program, and Arreola received invites from Chivas and Club America after
being spotted at the annual 7UP Sueno Alianza program.
Arreola was offered a spot on the Chivas FB '99 team after only the third day of training in Mexico.
"We want him here
as soon as possible," said Chivas director Salvador Gamero
, "preferably by the end of this month. We knew he was a top talent in USA but were pleasantly
surprised he adapted immediately to our style and level of play. He has everything to make it very far in his soccer career."
Arreola is scheduled to play for the Chivas youth team in
Houston Aug. 12-18. He also has a couple of trials set up right afterwards in Germany with VfB Stuttgart and Schalke 04.
He also has a scholarship to attend Lake Forest Academy in