Alou Diarra (born July 15, 1981) is a French footballer. He is a midfielder who currently plays for RC Lens.
Diarra started out at CS Louhans-Cuiseaux, before moving to Bayern Munich in 2000. He did not play any matches for the Bayern's first team, and spent a period on loan to SC Freiburg. In 2002 he was signed by Gérard Houllier's Liverpool, but never played a competitive match for the Reds either; instead, he had loan spells at Le Havre AC and SC Bastia. He spent the whole of the 2004-05 season at RC Lens, before making the move permanent in the close season. At Lens, he has become a first-team regular, and made his debut for France; as of January 2006, he has seven caps for his country.