Mohsen Mosalman

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Mohsen Mosalman
Mohsen Mosalman - Perspeolis vs. Tractor Sazi.jpg
Mosalman with Persepolis in 2017
Personal information
Full name Mohsen Mosalman
Date of birth (1991-01-27) 27 January 1991 (age 26)[1]
Place of birth Tehran, Iran
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)[2]
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Persepolis
Number 77
Youth career
2006–2010 Zob Ahan
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2015 Zob Ahan 203 (23)
2010–2012 Malavan (loan) 56 (8)
2013–2014 Persepolis (loan) 12 (2)
2015 Foolad (loan) 11 (2)
2015– Persepolis 46 (2)
National team
2004–2005 Iran U15[3]
2007–2008 Iran U20 5 (0)
2010–2014 Iran U23 18 (3)
2011– Iran 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 January 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 September 2014

Mohsen Mosalman (Persian: محسن مسلمان‎‎, born 27 January 1991) is an Iranian football player who currently plays for Persepolis in the Persian Gulf Pro League. He is also a member of the Iran national football team and was the captain of the Iran national under-23 football team. A play making midfielder, he is known for his passing and technical skills on the ball. He also holds the record for being the youngest scorer in the Iran Pro League.

Club career[edit]

Zob Ahan[edit]

He made his debut in the 2007–08 season in a match against Bargh Shiraz, in which he scored his first goal. This makes him the youngest player in Iran's Premier Football League when he was only 16 years old and his immense goalscoring capability. He scored another goal, against Persepolis in Azadi Stadium and became the youngest player that have scored to Persepolis. He was one of the most promising young players in the season and continued his good performances in 2008–09 season for Zob Ahan. In 2009–10 season, he was not a starting line up player.

Loan to Malavan[edit]

In 2010–11 season, he was loaned to Malavan to end his conscription career. He was one of the started players for Malavan in the season with his assists.

Return to Zob Ahan[edit]

After spend two years at Malavan as loan, he returned to Zob Ahan at the end of the 2011–12 season. He rejected bids from Persepolis and Sepahan in favor of Zob Ahan stay.

Loan to Persepolis[edit]

He joined Persepolis on loan until the end of the 2013–14 season on 18 November 2013.[4] [5] He made his debut in a match against Tractor Sazi which Persepolis defeated 0–1. Two weeks later, he scored his first goal for Persepolis in a 6–0 away victory over Mes Kerman.

Persepolis[edit]

In the summer of 2015 Persepolis paid a fee of €80 000 euros to Zob Ahan and signed Mosalman on a 2–year contract. Mosalman scored his first Persepolis goal in the Tehran derby in a historic 4–2 victory against Esteghlal. He scored his first Asian goal on 21 February 2017 in a 1–1 draw against Saudi club Al Hilal in a group stage match.

International career[edit]

Under-22[edit]

He was called up by Ali Reza Mansourian to participate in the team's training camp in Italy. He captained the Iran national under-23 football team. He was named in the Iran U23 final list for Incheon 2014.[6]

Senior[edit]

On 3 October 2011, he was called up to the Iran national team by Carlos Queiroz.[7] Two days later, he made his debut for Iran against Palestine.[8]

Statistics[edit]

Club career statistics[edit]

As of 6 November 2015
Club Division Season League Hazfi Cup Asia Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Zob Ahan Pro League 2007–08 26 5 2 0 28 5
2008–09 19 1 3 0 22 1
2009–10 25 2 4 0 6 0 35 2
Malavan 2010–11 25 1 4 0 29 1
2011–12 31 2 1 0 32 2
Zob Ahan 2012–13 32 4 3 0 35 4
201314 12 1 1 0 13 1
Persepolis 12 2 1 0 13 2
Zob Ahan 2014–15 11 2 0 0 11 2
Foolad 13 0 0 0 5 0 18 0
Persepolis 2015–16 23 1 3 0 26 1
Career total 210 18 24 0 11 0 245 18
  • Assist Goals
Season Team Assists
09–10 Zob Ahan 1
10–11 Malavan 2
11–12 8
12–13 Zob Ahan 3
13–14 2
Persepolis 2
14–15 Zob Ahan 2
15–16 Persepolis 4

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Iran's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 22 May 2013 Muscat, Oman  Oman 1–3 1–3 Friendly

Honours[edit]

Zob Ahan
Persepolis

References[edit]

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