The winger has been warned by Iran manager Carlos Queiroz he needs first-team football and may seek a move in January if he does not start playing regularly for his club.
"It's a big year for me," he told the Fulham Chronicle. "It's a dream to play in the World Cup and I have the chance to do that next summer, so it's very important that I'm playing.
"The manager tells us every time that we have to be playing for our clubs because you need games to be sharp heading into the tournament. If you're not playing you're scared about your World Cup chances, so hopefully I'm fit and ready."
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