Rangers, Celtic, West Brom Want Milad Mohammadi

Milad Mohammadi (R) vies for the ball with Bernardo Silva during Iran-Portugal match in FIFA World Cup Russia.Milad Mohammadi (R) vies for the ball with Bernardo Silva during Iran-Portugal match in FIFA World Cup Russia.

English club West Brom is ready to rival Scottish teams Celtic and Rangers for team Melli defender Milad Mohammadi.

According to Football Insider, left-back Mohammadi has emerged on the radar of rivals Celtic and Rangers this summer, but now West Brom is weighing up a move for the 24-year-old.

Mohammadi, who currently plies his trade in the Russian Premier League with Akhmat Grozny, made two appearances at the Russia World Cup for Iran, both coming from off the bench against Spain and Portugal.

The 24-year-old who can play as a full-back or winger, has made 52 appearances for Akhmat Grozny since his arrival and his performance for the club and country have brought him to the attention of a number of clubs across Europe.

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers is keen to bolster his squad before the summer transfer window closes and he is keen to bring in some cover and competition for Kieran Tierney at left-back.

Rangers is also in the market for a new left-back as doubts continue to surround the long-term future of Lee Wallace with Jon Flanagan being played out of position at left-back so far this season by new Gers boss Steven Gerrard.

West Brom has now expressed an interest in Mohammadi as coach Darren Moore looks to build a squad capable of challenging for promotion back to the Premier League.

Mohammadi is entering the final year of his contract at Akhmat Grozny and although the Russian club has valued him at €3.5m ($4million), his suitors believe they can land him for a bargain fee due to his contract situation.

The young Iranian is known for his rapid pace. He is a very attack-minded left-back who can also play on the left wing.



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