Iran’s Karim Ansarifard set to return to Panionios: Report

( striker Karim Ansarifard could be set for a return to Panionios, Greek site SDNA reported.

The 27-year-old Iranian joined Olympiacos from Panionios back in January and made some solid performances with their shirt at the domestic competitions and Europa League during the second part of 2016-17 season.

He started his playing career at Iran’s Saipa in 2007 and joined Persepolis after five years.

He left Persepolis for Tractor Sazi in the following year and signed a two-year deal with Segunda División’s CA Osasuna in 2014.

Ansarifard had also caught the eye of English Championship side Nottingham Forest.

On 13 January 2017, Ansarifard signed a 3.5-year contract with Greek giants Olympiacos for a transfer fee of €400,000.