Lucas Digne has joined Everton from Barcelona this morning, the club has confirmed on their official website.
Digne will wear the #12 shirt at the club he becomes Everton’s second signing of the summer following the arrival of Richarlison from Warford.
The French full-back has revealed his pride in joining the Merseyside club and added that following a meeting with Marco Silva he was convinced about leaving the Catalan club.
He took to social networking site Twitter to express his reaction after joining the club. He wrote:
— Lucas Digne (@LucasDigne) August 1, 2018
Silva has praised the player highly, claiming he is a high quality defender with good technical ability.
The France international joined Barcelona in 2016 from PSG, but he struggled to get regular games at the Catalan club.
Digne is a top quality player and he would be expected to make a strong impact at the Merseyside club.