Andrea Stramaccioni has reportedly signed a two-year contract with Iranian club Esteghlal FC.

Negotiations had begun almost a month ago, but Sky Sport Italia claim this evening that the deal has been done and the contract signed.

It’s a two-year deal with option for a third worth €1.6m per year.

Stramaccioni is a 43-year-old Italian tactician best known for his spells in charge of Inter and Udinese.

He had more fascinating adventures in recent years, working at Panathinaikos and Sparta Prague.

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