Fan Zhiyi (Chinese: ???; pinyin: Fàn Zhìyì; born 6 November 1969) is a Chinese coach and former international footballer.
He played as a defender for Shanghai Shenhua, Crystal Palace, Dundee, Shanghai International, Cardiff City, Buler Rangers and Shanghai Zobon
He was considered a trailblazer in his native homeland when Sun Jihai and he became the first two Chinese footballers to play in the English leagues, joining Crystal Palace in 1998.
Internationally, he would go on to play with the Chinese national team in the 2002 FIFA World Cup.
He has since gone on to become a football coach and had his first stint as manager at Shanghai East Asia.