Ajax sign Barcelona player Cuenca on loan

Last Updated: Sat, Feb 02, 2013 08:50 hrs

The Hague, Feb 2 (IANS) Ajax has signed Isaac Cuenca on loan from FC Barcelona in the final hours of European January transfer window, while the Amsterdam-based club sent Eyong Enoh on loan to Fulham.

The 21-year winger will stay in Amsterdam for five months until June 30, 2013. He has been out for eight months with a knee injury and just returned in January, reports Xinhua.

Cuenca is a product of the famous youth academy of FC Barcelona, La Masia. He impressed in his first season (2011/2012) with 16 La Liga appearances in which he scored two goals.

With the arrival of Cuenca, Ajax let two players go on loan. Left back Dico Koppers went to ADO Den Haag and Cameroon midfielder Eyong Enoh left for half a year to join Premier League side Fulham, who also loaned Bulgarian right back Stanislav Manolev, from PSV Eindhoven.

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