Sardar Azmoun close to joining Wolves: report

January 31, 2019 - 12:44

TEHRAN – Iran football team striker Sardar Azmoun is reportedly on the verge of joining Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Wolves are interested in snapping up Rubin Kazan striker Sardar Azmoun ahead of Thursday's transfer deadline.

The deal discussed is a £1.75m loan fee for the remainder of the campaign, plus £11.4m buying option with the Russian outfit.

The 24-year-old first joined Kazan in 2013, and returned to the club in 2017 after a two-year spell at Rostov, the first season being on loan

Azmoun scored four goals for Team Melli at the 2019 AFC Asian Cup, where the Persians failed to advance to the final after losing 3-0 to Japan on Monday.

Zenit St Petersburg, Bayer Leverkusen and Club Brugge have also been linked with an approach.

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