The 19-year-old has attracted plenty of attention in the Segunda Division B.
Performing regularly for Barcelona B, the midfielder has earned comparisons to Andres Iniesta.
The likes of Manchester United and Real Madrid have scouted Alena, who made a first-team appearance in the Copa del Rey earlier this season and scored.
Carles Alena is highly-rated at Barcelona in their youth ranks
Madrid officials have already contacted Alena’s family, making their desire known
And his quality has alerted Zinedine Zidane, with the Bernabeu boss asking Florentino Perez to sign him.
According to Spanish outlet Diario Gol, Madrid officials have already contacted Alena’s family, making their desire known.
However, while Zidane is outlining his transfer targets early, a deal appears difficult to pull off for Alena.
Carles Alena is focused on his future at Barcelona
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Zinedine Zidane is determined to lure Carles Alena to Real Madrid
The Spain Under-19 international apparently remains focused on progressing at Barcelona.
It is said he will close the door to leaving, especially to Madrid.
Barcelona consider him an 'untouchable' in their Under-19 team.