Fans flock to welcome ‘Lingard’ to join the North Korean league.

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Beans attacker Jesse Lingard has been welcome by fans in South Korea as his transfer to FC Seoul nears completion. The

31-year-old is set to join FC Seoul. The K League 1 club arrived in South Korea on Monday morning to a warm welcome from fans. ufabet

He was mobbed by fans as he arrive at Incheon airport. And was hand the musical instrument. The thought process behind such a gift was one of Lingard’s memorable celebrations, which saw him play a musical instrument after scoring.

FC Seoul are six-time K League champions and have twice reached the final of the Asian Champions League with Lingard set to further improve their squad, provided he passes his medical. The former Manchester United star has been without a club since he left Nottingham Forest in the summer.

As he was leaving Incheon International Airport, he received a danso, a traditional Korean musical instrument, from a fan as a welcome gift.

He moved to the City Ground on huge money but failed to hit the heights expected. And eventually his starting spot wasn’t even guaranteed. Lingard and Forest opted to go their separate ways with the player continuing to post clips of him training solo as he tried to stay in shape.

Lingard reportedly received 26 offers before deciding on South Korea as his final destination. His contract with Nottingham Forest expired this past summer.