He was unable to hold down a regular first team place at PSG and was thus considered spare parts. He has been noted as a player of some promise but the presence of Portuguese goalscorer Pauleta restricted his first team opportunities. He signed with Maccabi Tel Aviv F.C. in July 2007. His Jewish ethnicity made him a prime target for some football clubs in Israel, where he would not count as a foreigner.Maccabi Tel Aviv placed a €500,000 bid for his services.