Vietnamese club FLC Thanh Hoa are interested in signing New England Revolution midfield star Lee Nguyen, according to the reports.
The V-League outfit are thought to have shown an interest in the Vietnamese-native player, who was reportedly expressed his displeasure over the contract situation with the MLS side.
Lee approached the club about a new deal during the winter, but was rejected despite having a remarkable 2014 campaign after scoring a career-high 18 goals, added five assists, and was nominated for MVP award.
Following his unclear situation, Thanh Hoa came with an interest to sign the 28-year-old. A move for the United States international would reunite him with Vietnamese football, where he previously had two-year stint in South-East Asia nation with Hoang Anh Gia Lai and Becamex Binh Duong.
“We want to develop FLC Thanh Hoa into a strong team with good players and Lee Nguyen is very suitable with our plan.” Doan Van Phuong, Thanh Hoa’s president told bongdaplus.
Thanh Hoa received significant financial backing from FLC business group this season, which saw them are currently considered as the one of V-League giants.