Nottingham Forest complete deal for Karim Ansarifard

Karim Ansarifard of Iran celebrates victory after the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group B match between Morocco and Iran at Saint Petersburg Stadium on June 15, 2018 in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Nottingham Forest have completed the signing of Iran international forward Karim Ansarifard.

The 28-year-old was a free agent after being released by Olympiakos in August.

He scored 17 times last season for the Greek team, who are owned by Forest's majority shareholder Evangelos Marinakis.

Ansarifard then went to the World Cup with Iran, and was on target in their 1-1 draw with Portugal.

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He has been capped 66 times in total and, having begun his club career in Iran, he spent time with Osasuna and Panionios, before joining Olympiacos in January 2017.

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