Ex-Sunderland defender Modibo Diakite could terminate La Liga contract early

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Former Sunderland defender is reportedly not enjoying life in Spain.

Released by Sunderland on deadline day, Modibo Diakite did not take long to find a new club.

The Frenchman signed with La Liga side Deportivo La Coruna, but early reports suggest this spell could be coming to an early end.

Inside Spanish Football report: "The French defender signed a one-year contract with the club just over a month ago, but is already thinking about terminating it and searching for a new club."

They cite a breakdown in trust between Diakite and manager Victor Fernandez.

There is fair reason for that: Diakite has played only one game for Deportivo, a match in which they were hammered 8-2 by a Cristiano Ronaldo inspired Real Madrid.

Diakite feels he is being made a scapegoat for the manner of the defeat, having not appeared since.

A Paolo di Canio signing, he was never in favour under Gus Poyet, and was shipped out to Fiorentina on loan earlier this year. 

For his sake, the defender needs a little stability in order to kick on, and whether his contract is torn up or not, it's likely he will be moving elsewhere from January.

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