Palencia

Sergi Palencia Hurtado

Defender

A talented defender, he is an excellent crosser of the ball

Sergi started his career at Badalona, his home town, but at the age of 12 he moved up the road to join FC Barcelona. He captained almost every team he played for in the different age groups and in 2014/15 he finally made his debut for the B team when still a member of the U19 squad. A season later he is a fixture in the side for coach Gerard López.

Technical profile

He is a quick, agile defender whose main position is that of right back. He is agressive and is technically accomplished both on the ground and in the air. He is never afraid to get forward and attack the by line, looking to get in telling crosses for his strikers.