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Barcelona Signs Lucas Digne

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Lucas Digne Becomes FC Barcelona’s Latest Signing

Barcelona, Spain – Barcelona has signed France left back Lucas Digne to a five-year contract after securing his transfer from Paris Saint-Germain for an initial fee of 16.5 million euros.

France international Digne, who will undergo his medical on Thursday, is set to sign a five-year contract at the Camp Nou, the club announced.

Barca said on their official website that the transfer fee could rise by 4 million euros subject  to “individual and team results” and that 22-year-old’s contract will contain a 60 million euros buyout clause.

After spending last season on loan with Roma, Digne was with the France squad at Euro 2016, although he didn’t take part in any of their seven matches.

Digne also had a spell with French club Lille and has 13 caps with France.

He and Samuel Umtiti will help rebuild Barcelona’s back line after the departures of Dani Alves and Marc Bartra.

Barcelona has also signed Denis Suarez from Villarreal.