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Barça player Isaac Cuenca to join Ajax on loan through June 30

The Catalan forward will play for the Dutch team until the end of the current season. Ajax does not have the option to buy the player once the loan period expires. Formed in FC Barcelona’s youth system, Cuenca’s breakout year was the 2010/11 season, when he played a decisive role in Sabadell’s promotion-winning season from Segunda B to Segunda A. The following season he returned to Pep Guardiola’s Barça, where he enjoyed first team action and featured in 30 games for the senior side. However, he was seriously injured at the end of last season and he was not was given the green light to return to competitive play since 10 days ago.

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01 February 2013 08:03 PM

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Barcelona (FCB).- Barça and Ajax have agreed to terms regarding the forward Isaac Cuenca. The Catalan forward will join Dutch side on loan through June 30 of 2013. The contract does not include a buy option for the Dutch side at the end of the season. Formed in FC Barcelona\u2019s youth system, he played in Pep Guardiola\u2019s Barça as from the 2011/2012 season. However, he was seriously injured at the end of last season and he was not was given the green light to return to competitive play since 10 days ago.


Incredible progress...

Formed in FC Barcelona\u2019s youth system, Isaac Cuenca played at Reus and Damm before returning to the Blaugrana U-18 youth team. Cuenca\u2019s breakout year was the 2010/11 season, when he played a decisive role in Sabadell\u2019s promotion-winning season from Segunda B to Segunda A - he was on loan to the Catalan team from Barça that year. The following season he returned to, where he enjoyed first team action and featured in 30 games for the senior side.

... hampered by serious injury

Cuenca put in notable performances in the Spanish League and the Champions League, where he was able to showcase his talent and technical prowess. In addition, he scored 4 goals in 30 matches for the first team. His progress was halted at the end of last season when he was forced to the sidelines due to an injury to the meniscus of his right knee. The player underwent surgery to correct the injury in the summer of 2012. Cuenca was given the green light to return to competitive play on January 21.

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  • Isaac Cuenca in a recent training session with the Catalan team (by FC Barcelona)

  • Isaac Cuenca in a recent training session with the Catalan team (by FC Barcelona)