Tehran Times – ST. PETERSBURG, Russian top-flight football team Zenit St. Petersburg completed the signing of Iranian forward Sardar Azmoun.
The 24-year-old striker has penned a 3.5-year contract with Zenit.
Sardar Azmoun scored 42 goals in 154 games for the Russian teams Rubin Kazan and Rostov in 5.5 years.
Azmoun has scored 28 goals in 46 matches for Iran national football team.
He 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.
Azmoun had been also linked with a move to Wolverhampton Wanderers, Bayer Leverkusen and Club Brugge.