Jan 9 2013 By Jacob Murtagh
MAHAMADOU Diarra has returned to Fulham after being ruled out of the Africa Cup of Nations due to a troublesome knee injury.
The former Real Madrid star hasn't featured for the Whites since December 1, but was still selected by Mali for the tournament in South Africa, which gets underway later this month.
However, Diarra will now miss the competition after the Mali medical staff confirmed he would not be fit to take part.
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