The Senegal international is a free agent after leaving Championship laughing stock Leeds United at the end of last season.
Talks are believed underway between Sabah and the 33-year-old, with the Malaysian Premier League side hoping to tie up a deal for the player as early as next week.
The former Lens striker hasn't played a competitive game since January and was shown the Elland Road exit in May.
Diouf was Bolton's record signing for a time under Sam Allardyce following a £4.25m move to the Reebok Stadium from Liverpool after a successful loan spell in 2004.
He went on to make 114 appearances for Wanderers, scoring 21 goals and making even more friends along the way.