Tasnim – ROSTOV, Iranian rising star Reza Shekari is on the verge of joining Russian club Rostov.
The 19-year-old attacking midfielder will join the top-flight team after undergoing medical exam.
Shekari has already caught the eye of English premier league side Leicester City and Swiss club FC Basel.
In 2015, Shakeri was named by The Guardian as one of the best 50 young talents in world football.
He joined Zob Ahan on a three-year contract in 2015 and made his debut for the Isfahan-based team in Iran Professional League against Sepahan.
Shekari scored his first professional goal on November 4, 2015 in a 2–0 Hazfi Cup victory against Persepolis.