Sadar Azmoun, also known as the ‘Iranian Messi’ is a reported transfer target for Arsenal who could fight Lazio and West Ham for his signature.


Sadar Azmoun currently plays for Russian club FK Rostov, and the Iranian international joined the club on a permanent basis just last summer after spending two seasons on loan from Rubin Kazan.

The Iranian international plays as a central striker but is also adapted to play in a role behind the main striker. He recorded 41 appearances for the club last season over four competitions, contributing 12 goals and three assists.

Next, style and strengths…


Style and strengths

The 22-year-old striker has a good set of skills that make him a very serious threat in front of the goal.

His biggest strength is his finishing and the player doesn’t seem to miss the target very often and has shown great instinct for finding the net.

The 22-year-old has scored 32 goals in 109 appearances in his club career and has an impressive 19 goals in 26 appearances for the national side.

He uses his physical strength and fine dribbling ability to take on his opponents and is a decent threat in the air with 2.4 aerial duels won per-game.

The player is also good in creating chances for his teammates. 0.75 per-game with 0.75 key passes and his ability will only improve with more experience and age.

Next, weaknesses…