Ilie in action for Barcelona B
|Full name||Ilie Sánchez Farrés|
|Date of birth||21 November 1990|
|Place of birth||Barcelona, Spain|
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Defensive midfielder|
|Current club||Barcelona B|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 March 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
Born in Barcelona, Catalonia, Ilie represented several clubs as a youth, including FC Barcelona from ages 5–8, returning again to the club in 2007. In the 2009–10 season he made his professional debuts in the third division, contributing with 22 matches (one goal) as the B-team returned to the second level after an 11-year absence.
Mainly a defensive midfielder, Ilie was reconverted by manager Luis Enrique, a former Barcelona player, into right back. He was also called by Pep Guardiola for the first team's pre-season in 2010.
As of 9 March 2014
- La cantera como vía y no como alternativa (Cantera as the way to go and not an alternative); Don Balón, 19 July 2010 (Spanish)
- Los primeros elegidos de Guardiola (Guardiola's first chosen ones); Sport, 27 July 2010 (Spanish)
- Transfermarkt player statistics
- Includes other competitive competitions, including the Supercopa de España, UEFA Super Cup, FIFA Club World Cup.