He began his professional career in 2005 with Etoile Filante and signed in July 2006 with En Avant Guingamp. He played his first game for En Avant Guingamp on 11 May 2007 against Tours FC in the Ligue 2. He joined Lyon on 11 August 2011 and signed a five-year deal for €3.8 million transfer fee. He scored his first goal with Lyon in the champions league play-offs against Rubin Kazan on 24 August 2011. He scored his second goal, again in Champion's League in group stage against Dinamo Zagreb on 27 September of the same year.