Attacking midfielder who has risen to fame for his international club career, including in Turkey's Süper Lig for Sivasspor between 2012-2016. He was named the Süper Lig's top scorer at the conclusion of the 2013-2014 season and led the club to Europa League qualification.
He made his professional soccer debut in 2005 for Racing Paris.
He led Fenerbahçe to a second place Süper Lig finish in 2017-2018. He made his debut for his Morocco's national team in 2014.
His parents are of Moroccan descent.
He and Volkan Demirel played as teammates for Fenerbahçe S.K.