Fans welcome Crew SC midfielder Lucas Zelarayán to Columbus


COLUMBUS, Ohio — A big crowd gathered at the airport Sunday to welcome the newest member of the Columbus Crew SC.

Midfielder Lucas Zelarayán arrived in Columbus during the afternoon. The transfer fee is said to be more than $7 million — the largest in franchise history.

The 27-year-old joins the Crew as a designated player and will take over the spot of Federico Higuaín.