Mahamadou Diarra has made a successful playing comeback for Fulham.

The Mali midfielder made his first appearance for more than nine months in the 2-1 victory at Hogwood Park.

Diarra's deal at Craven Cottage expired in the summer but the 32-year-old is back in full training as he tries to prove his fitness to manager Martin Jol.

And the former Real Madrid star took another step towards a new contract with 90 minutes for the Under-21s at Reading.

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