|Full name||Miquel Soler Sarasols|
|Date of birth||16 March 1965|
|Place of birth||Girona, Spain|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Playing position||Left back / Midfielder|
|1986||→ Hospitalet (loan)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Mainly a left back who could also operate in midfield, his career spanned two La Liga decades (with nearly 700 official games), and he was the only player to represent both Barcelona and Madrid main teams.
Born in Girona, Catalonia, Soler was a RCD Espanyol youth graduate, making his first-team – and La Liga – debuts in the 1983–84 season and going on to become an essential element after a loan to neighbouring CE L'Hospitalet. In his fourth year, as the club finished third after the second stage, he appeared in 41 out of 42 games and scored two goals, going on to help it reach the final of the 1988 UEFA Cup, netting in the first leg (3–0 home win) as the Pericos eventually lost on penalties against Bayer 04 Leverkusen.
Subsequently Soler joined neighbours FC Barcelona, helping the side to the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup in his first season while also appearing in 23 matches in the league. After a sole campaign with Atlético Madrid, where he won his second Copa del Rey, he returned to Barcelona, with no impact.
After two excellent years with Sevilla FC Soler moved to Real Madrid, but appeared scarcely during 1995–96, his sole season with the Merengues. After two years with Real Zaragoza he was still able, at 33, to sign with RCD Mallorca, where he amassed a further 152 top flight appearances, winning another domestic cup and retiring at the end of the 2002–03 season, aged 38; he played in a total of 504 first division games, scoring 12 times.
Soler started working as a manager with Mallorca's reserves, going on to be in charge of the team for three years, two in Segunda División B. In the 2014 summer he was appointed at the helm of the main squad in Segunda División, being relieved of his duties one month later after a directorial change but returning in February 2015 after his successor Valery Karpin was sacked.
Soler won nine caps for the Spanish national football team, and represented the nation at UEFA Euro 1988, where he appeared in the win against Denmark (playing the second half) and the loss against Italy.
- UEFA Cup Winners' Cup: 1988–89; Runner-up 1990–91
- UEFA Super Cup: 1992
- La Liga: 1990–91, 1992–93
- Copa del Rey: 1989–90
- Supercopa de España: 1992
- Atlético Madrid
- Soler flair lights Mallorca; UEFA.com, 8 November 2002
- ¡Y continua la "Euro-fiesta"! ("Euro-party" continues!); El Mundo Deportivo, 5 May 1988 (Spanish)
- Miquel Soler; Hall of Fame Perico, 14 May 2009 (Spanish)
- 'Nanu' Soler y Patxi Salinas entrenarán en Tercera ('Nanu' Soler and Patxi Salinas will coach in Tercera); Marca, 22 June 2011 (Spanish)
- Miguel Soler, nuevo entrenador del Mallorca (Miguel Soler, new manager of Mallorca); Marca, 11 July 2014 (Spanish)
- Aouate anuncia a Karpin como nuevo entrenador del Mallorca (Aouate announces Karpin as new Mallorca manager); Diario AS, 12 August 2014 (Spanish)
- 'Nanu' Soler: "La plantilla tiene un margen importante de mejora" ('Nanu' Soler: "The squad can still improve dramatically"); Sport, 10 February 2015 (Spanish)
- La violencia, en boca de todos (Violence, on everyone's lips); El Mundo Deportivo, 30 April 1987 (Spanish)
- BDFutbol player profile
- BDFutbol coach profile
- National team data (Spanish)
- Miquel Soler at National-Football-Teams.com