He has made one start in the Barclays Premier League after a thigh injury and spoke to the French media about his unhappiness, saying: "I have a three-year contract. I'm not unhappy financially, but I came to play, not to take an early retirement."
He went on: "I am positively at breaking point. At all the clubs where I've been, I've always had a discussion with the coach, so I know what he expected of me, how the team plays, my positioning.
"But since my arrival at West Ham I never spoke with the manager. Every day is 'Hello, goodbye'. There is no dialogue, no explanation."
Allardyce responded by saying Diarra just had to speak to him and it appears talks have now taken place, with the 44-cap France international heading off.