PLDC - An injury has ruled out Iran midfielder Saeid Ezatollahi from the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019.
Ezatollahi posted his absence on his Instagram account.
Ezatolahi is suffering a foot injury and needs four weeks to recover.
The 2019 AFC Asian Cup will be held in the UAE from January 5 to February 1.
Team Melli has been drawn along with Iraq, Yemen and Vietnam in Group D.
The Reading midfielder was one of the Iranian players in the 2018 World Cup, where Team Melli missed the knockout round with a win over Morocco, a defeat against Spain and a draw against Portugal.