TURKISH police used teargas as things got disorderly with vehement Istanbul Basaksehir fans as they waited for new signing Arda Turan to arrive.
The midfielder is set finish his pierce to the Super Lig side after they concluded a understanding with Barcelona.
And Basaksehir fans collected in outrageous numbers as they awaited Turan’s attainment at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport.
Fans clashed with police and one was even reported to have collapsed as they fought to get a glimpse of their new hero.
Security forces reacted by using teargas to ease but the mele — but one believer could be listened shouting: “We are not terrorists, just football fans!”
Turkish football has captivated some big-names in new years, with Robin outpost Persie, Nani and Mario Gomez moving to Instanbul.
And it is prevalent for the club’s fans to hail their new attainment at the airport.
Turan will be deliberate a genuine manoeuvre by Basaksehir fans as arguably the many high-profile Turkish footballer now around.
The aggressive midfielder, 30, left Atletico Madrid to join then Treble-winners Barcelona in the summer of 2015.
However, a send anathema meant he spent 6 months on sidelines and he has been stubborn with critique over his weight and aptness since.