Former Liverpool winger El Hadji-Diouf is being linked with a shock move to Doncaster Rovers.
The struggling Npower Championship side appointed Dean Saunders as their new manager at the end of last week, and enjoyed an instant change of fortunes with victory over Crystal Palace.
Welshman Saunders has instantly set about making an impact with 'Donny', and has targeted the former Liverpool winger as a marquee signing.
Wigan Athletic and Portsmouth are also thought to be keen on the Senegalese international, who is currently without a club.
The 30-year-old moved to England in 2002, switching to Liverpool from Lens and spending three years at Anfield.
After leaving Liverpool in 2004 on loan, he had spells with Bolton, Sunderland, Blackburn and Rangers, again on loan, before his release.
Now looking for a club, the player who once cost £10 million is now in discussions with Rovers over a shock move to the second tier.