Stoke move for ex-Real Madrid midfielder Diarra

Stoke City are ready to nab free agent Mahamadou Diarra. Diarra, 30, is at Monaco but wants out after relegation.

Stoke City are ready to nab free agent Mahamadou Diarra.

Diarra, 30, is at Monaco but wants out after relegation.

A source close to the player told The Sun: "Mahamadou likes the sound of playing in the Europa League after having a very bad experience with Monaco."

Diarra said: "I need a club where I can be its leader on the field."

 
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