Tianjin Teda on verge of deal for Iran’s Pouraliganji

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are on the verge of sealing a deal to bring  defender Morteza Pouraliganji to the club for a reported fee of US$500,000, Iranian media have reported.

According to The Tehran Times, the 22-year-old has been linked with a move from Naft Tehran to the side after an agreement has been reached.

The paper revealed that Pouraliganji has accepted a deal worth $1.5 million per season and flew to on Sunday to complete the required medical check and put pen to paper on his new contract.

Pouraliganji was a key member of Team Melli in the 2015 Asian Cup after making his international debut in a friendly against Iraq just before the tournament. The defender performed well during in Australia, scoring a vital goal against Iraq in the quarter tie, before his team eventually fell in penalty kicks.