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Ex-Wanderer El Hadji Diouf to Sign For Malaysian Club

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Michael Steele

It is being reported today that former Liverpool and Bolton Wanderers forward El Hadji Diouf is in talks with Malaysian side Sabah FC.

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.

Diouf has spent more than a decade playing in the UK during spells at Liverpool, Bolton, Sunderland, Blackburn Rovers, Rangers, Doncaster and Leeds.

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.