PLDC - Malian forward Cheick Tidiane Diabaté underwent a medical on Monday.
The 31-year-old forward arrived in Tehran to join Esteghlal football team and has passed his medical examination.
Diabaté began his playing career in French club Bordeaux and has also played in French clubs Ajaccio, Nancy and Metz.
In January 2018, Diabaté joined Serie A side Benevento on loan for the rest of the 2017–18 season.
Diabaté has most recently played in Emirati football club Emirates and scored 10 goals in 19 matches.
He has played 39 matches for Mali national football team and scored 15 goals.