Who is Barcelona player Mikayil Faye, bio, age, height, position and stats

Who is Barcelona player Mikayil Faye, bio, age, height, position and stats

Here is all you need to know about Barcelona Atletic player Mikayil Faye including his age, career, bio and height

A number of teams, including Arsenal, Manchester United, and Bayern Munich, are reportedly interested in Mikayil Faye, however, as per a report by Diario Sport, the club is not interested in selling or loaning the rising star.

There is always the attraction of playing for teams like Manchester United or Arsenal for any player. Given that he plays for one of the biggest teams in the world, it seems unlikely that the 19-year-old would be persuaded to leave Barcelona either.

Who is Barcelona football player Mikayil Faye, bio, age, height, position and stats

The club is expected to develop the player just like they have done to many other youngsters and made them into a major player for the senior side. Given his outstanding aptitude and range of skills on the pitch, Mikayil has the potential to have a big influence on football.

So who is his younger defender? Let us have a look at Mikayil Faye who is attracting some big clubs.

Who is Mikayil Faye?

Mikayil Ngor “Mika” Faye is a Senegalese professional football player who was born on July 14, 2004 in Sedhiou, Senegal. The 19-year-old stands 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) tall.


With the ability to play left back as well, he plays as a centre defender for both the Senegalese national team and Barcelona Atletic in the Primera Federacion.


A look at Mikayil Fare’s career so far

Faye, a left-sided centre back, developed with Bamba Dieng from the Diambars FC Academy in Senegal. Additionally, he trained with Dinamo Zagreb.

On March 8, 2023, Faye made his NK Kustosija debut against HNK Orijent in the Prva NL. He signed up with Barcelona Atletic on June 19, 2023. His transfer value is in between €0.6M and €1.0M.

The 19-year-old, who recently earned his Senegalese national team debut, has kept up his impressive play with his club’s B team.


While playing for Senegal U17 at the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup, Faye advanced to the round of 16. Even though he didn’t play in any games, Youssouph Dabo eventually called him up to the Senegal national under-20 football team for the CAN U20 qualifiers.