Carles Pérez

Squad No. 31
Date of Birth February 16, 1998
Age 24
Height 173cm
Position Forward
Birthplace Granollers
Previous Clubs FC Barcelona

Carles Pérez Sayol (born 16 February 1998) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a right winger for Italian club Roma.

Born in Granollers, Barcelona, Catalonia, Pérez joined FC Barcelona’s youth setup in 2012, from RCD Espanyol. On 3 October 2015, while still a youth, he made his senior debut with the reserves by coming on as a second-half substitute for Maxi Rolón in a 0–0 Segunda División B away draw against Levante UD B.

In July 2017, Pérez was promoted to the B-side, now in Segunda División. He made his professional debut on 19 August 2017, replacing Vitinho in a 2–1 away win against Real Valladolid.

Pérez scored his first professional goals on 21 January 2018, netting a hat-trick in a 3–1 away defeat of CD Tenerife. On 12 June, after suffering relegation with the reserve side, he renewed his contract for two further years.

Pérez made his first team – and La Liga – debut on 19 May 2019, replacing Malcom in a 2–2 away draw against SD Eibar. He scored his first goal for the Blaugrana on 25 August, scoring his team’s third in a 5–2 home routing of Real Betis. He scored his first UEFA Champions League goal as the opener in a 2–1 away victory against Inter Milan.

On 30 January 2020, Pérez left Barcelona for Italian side Roma. A loan move with the obligation to purchase his rights permanently for a fee of €11 million in the summer. He scored his first UEFA Europa League goal in a 1–0 home victory against Gent in the Round of 32. He scored his first Serie A goal in a 6–1 away win against SPAL.