Former Leeds United and Liverpool striker destined for Malaysia move?

El-Hadji Diouf, best known for his stints at Bolton Wanderers, Blackburn Rovers, Liverpool and Leeds United, could soon compete on unfamiliar terrain.

Journeyman striker El Hadji-Diouf, unemployed since being released by Leeds United, could be on the cusp of a move to Malaysia.

The 33-year-old has led a colourful career, that has seen him represent three professional clubs in France, six in England and one in Scotland, while also receiving 69 international caps with Senegal, a domestic cup with the Reds and a Scottish double with the Gers.

Now, according to Sky Sports, Diouf could sign for Sabah FC, who compete in the Malaysian Premier League.

A two-time African Footballer of the Year, Diouf was not short of admirers but Sky Sports appear sure that talks between the player and Sabah were positive and with the club "hoping to tie up a deal as early as next week."

Diouf has led a bit of a journeyman career. Having scored ten goals from 26 games for Lens in 2002, Liverpool were keen to bring the forward to England, yet he failed to truly make an elite-level impression.

He performed commendably for clubs like Bolton Wanderers and even Doncaster Rovers, but did not live up to his potential at Sunderland nor Leeds United.

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