HOW ACQUIRED: Acquired via loan from Real Valladolid
Born in Albacete, Spain, Pérez spent time in the Real Madrid and Getafe youth academies and the Getafe and Alcorcón reserves before making his professional debut on Sept. 2, 2008 for the Alcorcón senior side. Pérez scored five goals in 37 matches for Los Alfareros before departing to fellow Spanish side Huesca. From 2009-11, he made 44 appearances, scoring two goals.
In July 2011, Pérez joined Segunda Division side Real Valladolid and appeared in 43 matches and scored six goals, helping the team earn promotion to La Liga in his first season with the side. Pérez made a total of 87 appearances and scored 11 goals before joining Spanish La Liga side Levante UD on loan in the summer of 2014. Pérez made five La Liga and three Copa del Rey appearances for Les Granotes.