Bordeaux captain Alou Diarra is being linked with a return to Liverpool.

The presence of Reds boss Roy Hodgson in the stands for France's victory over Romania last week, has sparked transfer speculation in Paris that he will be raiding the local market in January.

Among those to feature for France on the night was Diarra.

The midfielder joined Liverpool from Bayern Munich during Gerard Houllier's reign but failed to make a first team impression.

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