Wolverhampton Wanderers are reportedly one of five clubs in the UK to have been credited with an interest in Sardar Azmoun this summer – who has been dubbed the ‘Iranian Messi’.
Azmoun, who plays for Rubin Kazan in Russia, has scored four goals at domestic level this season.
The 23-year-old has a much more impressive strike rate at international level, though – form that led to his aforementioned nickname.
Azmoun has 23 goals from his 31 caps for Iran, making him the nation’s fifth highest scorer at all time, and it’s helped Iran reach the World Cup this summer in the country where he plays.
He can play as a center forward, or behind the striker, birminghammail.co.uk reported.
Wolves aren’t alone in their supposed interest, though Everton, Celtic, Leicester and Fulham are all interested in Azmoun too.
Wanderers are expected to be active in the market this summer; a number of loanees need their futures resolving and the squad will require additions ahead of an assault on the Premier League, after promotion was confirmed.
The Iranian international is due to feature for his country at the World Cup this summer, something that could spark yet more interest in his services.
Azmoun has an incredible record at international level, scoring an impressive 23 goals from his 31 appearances for his country.
date: 23 April 2018 id: 26246 source: