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Carles Aleñá


A left footed midfielder who is an excellent striker of the ball

Carles Aleñá has been an FC Barcelona player since the age of eight. His natural ability has seen him rise quickly through the youth teams to reach Barça B. When he was a still officially an U19A player, he was already a fixture in the B squad.

On 30 November 2016 he made his debut for Luis Enrique's first team in the Copa del Rey tie away at Hércules which ended 1-1. The midfielder from Matatró scored Barça's only goal of the game with an excellent effort from outside the box.

On 6 September 2017, Aleñá signed a contract extension with FC Barcelona for the next three seasons. In the 2017/18 season, Carles Aleñá was part of the first team.

Technical profile

Aleñá is a different knid of midfielder. With a great left foot, he is strong and not afraid to take players on. Furthermore, he is not afraid to come inside and use his technical ability to shoot from outside the box.