Midfielder who has gained fame for his international club career, including for the English Premier League club Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. He signed with the top flight club in 2018 after years spent in France's Ligue 1 with Lille.
He played in Majestic SC's youth academy between 2009-2014.
He led Mali to a runner-up finish at the 2016 African Nations Championship. He scored his first goal with Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. during their FA Cup run in 2019.
He is of Malian descent.
He and Beram Kayal have played as teammates for Brighton & Hove Albion F.C.