Midfielder who joined Granada in 2011 after spending the previous three years with Benfica, Portsmouth and Napoli. He debuted for the Algerian national team in 2009.
He began his professional career with Auxerre in 2004.
He competed for the French national team at the U16 through U19 levels.
he was born in Saint-Maurice, France.
He and Abdelmoumene Djabou became teammates on the Algerian national team.