According to Tutto Mercato Web (via persianfootball.com,) Everton are set to take on Liverpool in the battle to sign forward Sardar Azmoun from FC Rostov with our local Toffees fans hoping they can get one over the Reds.
Dubbed the ‘Iranian Messi,’ Azmoun has impressed for the Russian side this season, scoring in a number of their Champions League group games.
At 21, he has already represented his national team and now looks set to move to one of Europe’s biggest leagues.
Whilst the Toffees reportedly face competition from the Reds there are also other interested parties. Stoke City are one of the other Premier League names touted to be interested whilst French side Olympique Marseille are also reportedly in the frame to bring him in.
The Toffees already boast a frontline packed to the rafters with burgeoning talent, with the likes of Ross Barkley and Romelu Lukaku currently occupying forward berths.
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