Attacking midfielder who has gained fame for his club career in France's Ligue 1, including for Bordeaux between 2014-2016. He later made his debut for Saint-Étienne in 2018
He played in Bastia's youth academy between 2003-2009.
He played for Sunderland of England's Premier League and Championship between 2015-2018. He spent the 2017-2018 season on loan with Rennes.
He is of Tunisian and French descent. He has one brother named Foued.
He and Stephane Ruffier have played as teammates for AS Saint-Étienne.