Villyan Bijev is an American football player of Bulgarian descent, who currently plays for IK Start, on loan from Liverpool. In 2011 he was loaned out to Fortuna Düsseldorf. He made his football debut as a substitute for Fortuna in a league match in early April 2012. He appeared in 16 matches and scored four goals. On 27 August 2012, Bijev was transferred to IK start on a one year loan to help him gain the necessary work permits to play in England.