ANDRANIK Teymourian is hopeful he can become Blackburn Rovers’ first summer signing as he waits for talks with boss Sam Allardyce.

The Iranian midfielder has already undergone a medical at Brockhall and the club are now waiting to hear back about possible ‘work permit complications’ before continuing talks with Teymourian.

Teymourian’s representatives are confident obtaining a work permit will not be an issue though and are hopeful a deal can be finalised “very soon”.

Rovers arrived back home from the Sydney Festival of Football yesterday morning and manager Allardyce is expected at Brockhall this morning, although his players won’t report back for duty until Thursday.

He is expected to discuss Teymourian’s situation with the board and, if paperwork issues are sorted, he could be ready to sign a short term deal at Ewood Park.

The 27-year-old is desperate for a Premier League lifeline after spending the last couple of seasons on the sidelines at Fulham.

He did previously impress though during a spell under Allardyce at Bolton Wanderers and is keen to renew his working relationship with the Rovers boss, having spent a week on trial at Rovers earlier this summer.

Sources close to the player, said: “We are hopeful something can be sorted very soon. He has had his medical and has had his work permit tests.”