Diouf still has to show he can cut it at the top level, but he possesses pace, an eye for goal and infectious enthusiasm that will help him along the way.
Appearances: League 0(5), 1 goal; FA Cup 0; Carling Cup 0(1); Champions League 0; Total 0(6), 1 goal.
Season soundbite: "We’ve been looking at Diouf for two years. We didn't intend on signing him when we did, but other clubs started to make bids, so we had to act." - Sir Alex
In a word: Promise.
Finest moment: Scoring on your Old Trafford debut is a memorable moment for anybody. Diouf's long-range header past Burnley goalkeeper Brian Jensen to complete a 3-0 win.
What's in store? Some way to go before he can possibly emulate the other player to make the move from Molde to Manchester, but he's given us a hint of what he's capable of. He looked clinical in the Reserves at times, and the challenge next season will be to translate that to the big time.