Midfielder who joined Crystal Palace in 2013 after previously playing for such teams as Nottingham Forest, Charleroi and the Wolverhampton Wanderers. He became a member of the Algerian national team in 2010.
He debuted professionally for Sedan in 2004 after spending his youth career with Racing Paris.
He scored 6 goals in 24 appearances for Creteil from 2007 to 2008.
He was born in La Roche-sur-Yon, France.
He and Ryad Boudebouz both joined the Algerian national team in 2010.