Isaac Cuenca


BornApril 27, 1991


Joan Isaac Cuenca López is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for AFC Ajax on loan from FC Barcelona, as a forward or winger. Cuenca joined FC Barcelona's La Masia in 2003, aged just 12. Halfway through his third youth year, however, he returned home and joined local CF Reus Deportiu. Cuenca finished his formation with CF Damm and Barcelona, rejoining the latter in 2009. He made his senior debuts in the 2010–11 season, being loaned to another club in his native region, CE Sabadell FC in the third division. In June 2011 Cuenca returned to Barcelona and joined its B-team, alongside Martí Riverola. Cuenca made his official debut for Barça B on 4 September 2011, playing the last 29 minutes in a 4–0 away win against FC Cartagena and scoring the last goal of the match. On 19 October he made his first official appearance for the main squad, replacing David Villa in the dying minutes of a 2–0 home success against FC Viktoria Plzeň for the season's UEFA Champions League. On 3 December 2011 Cuenca netted his second league goal, playing the entire 5-0 home routing of Levante UD. On 31 January 2013, he was loaned to Eredivisie side AFC Ajax until the end of the campaign. Cuenca made his debut for his new team 10 February 2013, against Roda JC Kerkrade at the Amsterdam Arena, assisting Daley Blind in his first ever goal for Ajax as the match ended in a 1-1 draw.

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