Moroccan midfielder who is famous for his international club career, including for the German Bundesliga side Schalke 04. He earned his senior side call-up in 2017, and was named the Bundesliga rookie of the month in December of that year.
He began his youth soccer career in 2003. He later made his professional debut for Nantes in 2016.
He scored his first Bundesliga goal for Schalke 04 in November 2017. He was named to Morocco's final 23-man roster for the 2018 World Cup.
He is of French and Moroccan descent.
He and Weston McKennie have played as midfield teammates for Schalke 04.