Able to cover a lot of ground, Álex is a hard-working defensive organiser with a great outreach from the second line. He shoots on target from medium distance. He is intelligent about when to play and plays using his common sense.
He debuted with the first team during the 3-1 win against Racing. He was the brain behind the Youth A team that won the 2010 League and Champions Cup. He was champion of the European Under-19 with Spain.