Sofiane Boufal is an attacking midfielder from Morocco who currently plays for Southampton. Despite being born in Paris on September 17, 1993, Boufal opted to play for Morocco. The midfielder came through the ranks at French side Angers and made his senior debut in the 2012/13 season in a Ligue 2 fixture. In January 2015, Lille signed Boufal and he soon attracted attention from other European clubs with an impressive 14 goals in 43 games over two seasons. Southampton acquired his services in August 2016 with the player moving for a reported £16million.