Senegalese soccer player who won the Austrian Cup and the Austrian Bundesliga with Red Bull Salzburg in 2014. He went on to play for Southampton from 2014 until 2016, when he joined Liverpool. He has represented Senegal at tournaments like the 2012 Summer Olympics and 2015 African Cup of Nations.
He was born in Sedhiou, Senegal and began his career with FC Metz in 2011.
In 2012, he transferred from FC Metz to Red Bull Salzburg for 4 million Euro, the third-largest transfer fee in FC Metz history at the time.
He lived with his uncle in the city of M'bour.
He was managed by Alain Giresse at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.