Everton confirm signing of Lucas Digne from Barcelona for £18m

 Everton have completed the signing of left-back Lucas Digne from Barcelona for a fee that could rise to £18m. 

Everton confirm signing of Lucas Digne from Barcelona for £18m

The 25-year-old, who has signed a five-year deal, becomes manager Marco Silva’s second recruit for the Toffees after the capture of forward Richarlison from Watford.

 Footballers who have backed out of one deal for another late in the day | The Knowledge Digne told evertontv: “Everton is a big club with a great history.

I want to play games, win games and excite the fans with the quality of our football.

I want to show my best football here and discover the best league in the world.

Everybody loves the Premier League. I am loving the fact I am coming here.

I am not afraid, I am excited.

For me, it is a new challenge to discover a country, a league, people and a great club such as Everton. It is fabulous.”

 Digne moved to PSG from first club Lille in the summer of 2013.

He won back-to-back championships with the French capital side before spending a season on loan in Serie A with Roma.

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