Wolverhampton eyeing move for Barcelona midfielder Carles Alena

Wolverhampton Wanderers are known for going under the radar and signing some hidden gems in the transfer window.

According to the football transfer rumours in British and Spanish media, Wolverhampton are eyeing move for Barcelona midfielder Carles Alena.

The 23-year-old has one year left on his current contract which expires in 2022.

Carles Alena has represented Spain at Under-16, Under-17, Under-19 and Under-21 level, winning 33 caps and scoring 8 goals.

Carles Alena
Carles Alena

His performances have seen him become the target of many European clubs including Wolverhampton.

Wolverhampton are looking to sign a midfielder and have identified the 23-year-old as potential transfer target. They have built a reputation for recruiting young talent from within Europe, predominantly targeting those with sell-on value and immense potential.

Wolves are in the market for just a handful of statement signings who can improve the first-team.


There is no doubt that Alena will take Wolverhampton’s midfield to a different level.

According to the report, “Wolves are planning a move for Barcelona midfielder Carles Alena. Sport says Barça need to cut their wage bill and, if possible, bring in fees for players. The club are working on it and they’re aware of interest in Aleña from England. According to sources at the club, Wolves are keen on the 23-year-old midfielder. Wolves signed Nelson Semedo from Barça last summer for 30 million euros plus 10 million in add-ons but would expect to pay much less for Aleña. The English side were also linked with Francisco Trincao recently.”


Wolverhampton will have to come up with the right proposal to convince Alena to join the club.

Barcelona are preparing to sell their midfielder should they receive right offer for him.

Carles Alena ideal fit for Wolverhampton Wanderers?

Wolves must improve their midfield options and the signing of Carles Alena would be a step in the right direction.

If Alena is available for the right price, then he could be a clever acquisition for Wolverhampton.

Wolves fans would certainly love to see him arrive at the club.

It will be interesting to see if Wolverhampton are willing to pay the asking price for Carles Alena.

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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.

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