Striker who joined AC Roma in 2013 after two seasons with Arsenal; became a member of the Ivory Coast national team in 2007. In 2016 he was traded from Roma to Hebei China Fortune.
He started his professional career at the well-known ASEC Abidjan academy in the Ivory Coast, and then moved to Belgium.
Despite a rough start with Arsenal, marked by a controversial red card, he made steady improvement in 2012, scoring his first goal against Blackburn in September.
He was born in Anyama, Ivory Coast.
He became teammates with Cheik Tiote on the Ivory Coast national team in 2009.