Midfielder who was part of Leicester City's Premier League-winning 2015-2016 team. He was then acquired by Chelsea, who reportedly paid a transfer free of 32 million pounds. He joined France's national team in 2016 and won the World Cup in 2018.
He played youth soccer with JS Suresnes and Boulogne before making his senior debut with Boulogne in 2011.
He played with Caen from 2013 to 2015.
He parents are originally from Mali. He has a younger sister.
He joined goalkeeper Hugo Lloris as a teammate on the French national team.