Sardar Azmoun injured on international duty

Andy Mattioli

Bad news for Roma as Iranian striker Sardar Azmoun has reportedly suffered an injury while away with his national team for the Asian Cup in Qatar.

The Roma striker suffered a muscle strain in his flexors and was on the bench for 90 minutes in the match against Hong Kong, reports

The center forward scored on his debut in the 4-1 win over Palestine, but has now been forced to a stop.

Yesterday he trained in the gym and tomorrow his presence against the United Arab Emirates is at serious risk.

Iran have 6 points in the group and are already qualified for the next round. The national coach could decide not to use Azmoun in order to have him available in the knockout round.

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