Iran captain Teymourian switches to Qatar

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national team captain has agreed to join Qatari side despite offers from , and Naft.

Former Fulham player has negotiated with three Stars League club including Al Ahli and Al-Sailiya but finally came to an agreement with Umm Salal. It’s believed that the contract fee is something around $1.2m.

Umm Salal finished in 6th place in last season’s Qatar Stars League.

Teymourian, who was a member of Iran football team in the 2006 and 2014 World Cups, and also the 2007, 2011 and 2015 Asian Cups, is one of the highly-rated players in Iran.

From 2006 to the end of 2010, he played for three clubs in England, including Bolton and Fulham in the Premier League.

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