The talented Moroccan prospect joined the Toon in the summer.
He told the Evening Chronicle: "It's a great challenge.
"The fans are very good to me. I enjoy my time here and they have made me very welcome. It hasn't been difficult settling here.
"It has been like being in France.
"I feel really good and I want to do well in every game and every training session.
"I just want to do something good for the team."