La Liga: Barcelona lend Aleña to Betis

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FC Barcelona midfielder Carles Aleña has been on loan to Real Betis until the end of the season, the two clubs announced on Saturday.

“FC Barcelona and Real Betis have reached an agreement for the sale of Carles Aleña”, writes Barça on its website. “Real Betis pays the player’s salary. The agreement does not include a purchase option, “said the Catalan club.

Carles Aleña, 21, and international Espoirs with Spain joined La Masia, Barça’s training center, from an early age. He has played 39 matches in the first team, including five this season.

He is the first reinforcement of the winter transfer window for Betis, 13th in the Spanish Championship with 23 points.

Source: Agencies