Arsenal Make ‘Solid Offer’ For ‘Iranian Lionel Messi’

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Arsenal are set to go head to head with Serie A giants AC Milan at the end of the season in the battle to sign exciting young Rubin Kazan front man Sardar Azmoun, according to reports in the Daily Express.

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The Iran Under-23 international only moved to the Russian Premier League outfit in January 2013, however,already the player has developed something of a growing reputation in his short time at the club, so much so that Azmoun has even now been dubbed the ‘Iranian Lionel Messi’ on the back of his eye-catching displays for his new team.

And now, the 19-year-old has revealed to Russian television show 90 that both the north London club and the Rossoneri are interested in signing him when the summer transfer window opens in July.

“There already are solid offers coming from both Arsenal and AC Milan,” said Azmoun.

“Both their representatives are about to meet Rubin Kazan management next Thursday.

“I’m really happy for such clubs being interested in signing me, and playing in Premier League would be a dream coming true.

“But now I’m just focused on the remaining part of Russian championship.”

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