FC Dallas star Fabian Castillo arrived in Turkey ahead of his anticipated transfer from MLS to Trabzonspor and was literally swept off his feet by fans who picked him up and put him on their
shoulders at the airport.
Castillo received a physical exam as
Trabzonspor, 12th in the Turkish Super Lig in 2015-16, looks to finalize a deal for the 24-year-old Colombian.
SI.com's Brian Strausreported on Monday that the deal calls for Trabzonspor to pay around $4 million -- $2 million
now, $2 million in January, making it a loan deal.
Castillo has scored 35 goals in 160 games over six seasons for FC Dallas, which leads the race for the MLS Supporters' Shield.