The report also states that the deal would last around six months with no immediate buy-back option.
Alena has fallen down the pecking order of
as he managed to make only 5 appearances this season. Regardless, he was still impressive in the Champions League game against Inter Milan and the recent fixture versus Alaves.
The Spanish U-21 star would be the first player to seek an exit in the January
, who is strongly linked with a move to Inter Milan, would likely to remain with the Catalan club.
The Blaugrana have no intentions to make any signings in the winter
owing to the reason that they have spent big on players like
and Frenkie de Jong in the summer.
Valverde's men are topping the La Liga table, two points clear of Real Madrid.