Iran’s Saman Ghoddos joins Amiens

Published August 24th, 2018 - 08:30 GMT
Photo: Tehran Times
Photo: Tehran Times

Iranian international player Saman Ghoddos joined French football team Amiens from Ostersunds FK.

The 24-year-old player has joined Amiens on a five-year contract.

Amiens President Bernard Joannin has confirmed the transfer, L'Equipe reported.

Amiens paid €4 million to sign Ghoddos.

Ghoddos became the first Iranian player to play in France Ligue 1.

Ghoddos represented Iran national football team in three matches against Morocco, Spain and Portugal as a substitute in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

He helped Swedish club Ostersunds to advance to the Europa League last 32 and was voted Sweden’s top striker in 2017.

Ghoddos had been linked with move to English teams Wolves, QPR, Fulham, Swansea City, West Bromwich Albion, Brighton & Hove Albion, and Manchester City.

He had also reached an agreement to join LaLiga teams Celta Vigo and Huesca.

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