With just a year left on his contract ClaretandHugh revealed earlier this week that neither are involved with the first team at their training centre.
And with just a year left on his deal, the 32 year old could be offered a pay-off by the club as it looks to free up more wages for incoming players.
However, Maiga’s position is more difficult and although the club are ready to sell at next to nothing, or put the player out on loan, there are no takers.
A source told ClaretandHugh: “Diarra’s position is not dissimilar to that involving the likes of Razvan Rat in the past.
“It’s quite possible that a deal may be done which would allow him to move on.”