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Lassana Faye

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Lassana Faye
Personal information
Date of birth (1998-06-15) 15 June 1998 (age 22)
Place of birth Rotterdam, Netherlands
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Position(s) Left back
Youth career
0000–2009 Spartaan '20
2009–2012 Sparta Rotterdam
2012–2016 PSV
2016–2017 Vitesse
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2017 Jong Vitesse 25 (0)
2016–2019 Vitesse 21 (0)
2019–2021 Sparta Rotterdam 35 (0)
2019–2021 Jong Sparta Rotterdam 1 (0)
2020–2021ADO Den Haag (loan) 4 (0)
National team
2014 Netherlands U16 3 (0)
2015 Netherlands U17 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 October 2020
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 February 2015

Lassana Faye (born 15 June 1998) is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a left back for without club.[1]

Club career

Vitesse

After spells with hometown club Sparta Rotterdam[2] and Dutch giants PSV, Faye joined Vitesse in January 2016.[3] After impressing for the Vitesse reserve side, Faye appeared on the first-team bench several times throughout the 2016–17 campaign.[4] On 14 December 2016, Faye made his Vitesse debut in a KNVB Cup tie against Jodan Boys, in which Vitesse won 4–0.[5] On 19 February 2017, Faye made his league debut for Vitesse in their 1–0 home defeat against Ajax, featuring for 83 minutes before being replaced by the returning Alexander Büttner.[6]

Following the appointment of Leonid Slutsky and the arrival of full-back, Max Clark, Faye was deemed surplus to requirements at Vitesse in August 2018 and was subsequently demoted back down to the reserve side and listed for transfer.[7]

International career

Faye was born in the Netherlands to a Senegalese father and Cape Verdean mother. He is a youth international for the Netherlands.[8]

Career statistics

As of match played 9 May 2018.[4]
Club Season League KNVB Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Vitesse 2016–17 Eredivisie 2 0 1 0 3 0
2017–18 Eredivisie 19 0 0 0 5[a] 0 2[b] 0 26 0
2018–19 Eredivisie 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 21 0 1 0 5 0 2 0 29 0
  1. ^ Appearance(s) in UEFA Europa League
  2. ^ One appearance in Johan Cruyff Shield, one in Eredivisie European play-offs

Honours

Club

Vitesse

References

  1. ^ Lassana Faye at WorldFootball.net
  2. ^ Lassana Faye debuteert bij Vitesse: ik dank God voor prachtige avond - Omroep Gelderland (in Dutch)
  3. ^ "Lassana Faye". Vitesse Supporters Site. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
  4. ^ a b "L. Faye". Soccerway. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
  5. ^ "Vitesse vs. Jodan Boys". Soccerway. 14 December 2016. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
  6. ^ "Vitesse vs. Ajax". Soccerway. 19 February 2017. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  7. ^ "Vitesse probeert Lassana Faye te verkopen" (in Dutch). Omroep Gelderland. 17 August 2018. Retrieved 20 December 2018.
  8. ^ "Lassana Faye, arrière gauche Ado Den Haag : "Je rêve tôt tard de jouer pour le Sénégal" - Equipe nationale Football, Gaindés Football". October 26, 2020.
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