|Full name||Ismaël Bennacer|
|Date of birth||1 December 1997|
|Place of birth||Arles, France|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Current club||Tours (on loan from Arsenal)|
| Arles B
→ Tours (loan)
| France U18
Bennacer made his senior Arsenal debut in the Football League Cup fourth round away to Sheffield Wednesday on 27 October 2015, replacing Theo Walcott after 19 minutes, after the latter had already replaced the injured Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in an eventual 3–0 loss.
On 31 January 2017, it was announced that Bennacer would join Ligue 2 side Tours on loan for the remainder of the 2016–17 season. He scored his first goal for Tours F.C on April 14, 2017 against Sochaux off of a free kick.
On 31 July 2016, the Algerian Football Federation announced that Bennacer had opted to switch his international allegiance and represent Algeria internationally. He debuted for the Algeria national team in a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier, a 6–0 win over Lesotho. Bennacer was called up on the 11th of January 2017 to Algeria's squad for the African Cup of Nations of 2017. to replace Saphir Taïder, who suffered an injury in training.