Samba Diakite


BornJanuary 24, 1989


Samba Diakite is a professional footballer who plays for English club Queens Park Rangers in the Premier League.His profile is taht of a midfielder. Though born in France, Diakité represents the Mali national team at international level. Diakité played for Le Bourget and Torcy, before joining Nancy in 2007. On 27 December 2009, he signed his first professional contract after agreeing to a two-year deal with Nancy. He made his professional debut on 27 January 2010 in a Coupe de France match against Plabennec. On 29 January 2012, he agreed a deal to join Premier League team Queens Park Rangers on loan for the remainder of the season with a view to a permanent switch in the summer of 2012. Diakité scored his first goal, a winning goal, for Queens Park Rangers in a 2–1 victory over London rivals Arsenal on 31 March 2012. On 27 June, it was announced by Queens Park Rangers that they had completed the permanent signing of Diakité on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee believed of £3.5million.
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