Barcelona announce second France international signing in the space of a week

Lucas Digne joins Samuel Umtiti in joining the Catalan giants

BY Raf Diallo 15:35 Wednesday 13 July 2016, 15:35 13 Jul 2016

France's Lucas Digne kicks the ball during his international friendly soccer match between France and Russia in Saint Denis, north of Paris, France, Tuesday, March 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

Barcelona have announced the capture of PSG left-back Lucas Digne.

After the signing of central defender Samuel Umtiti from Lyon earlier this week, the 22-year-old becomes the second member of France's Euro 2016 squad to join the club.

Barcelona have confirmed the fee for Digne to be €16.5 million, following Umtiti's €35 million arrival.



Digne spent last season on loan at AS Roma and has won 13 France caps, although he made no appearances at Euro 2016 unlike Umtiti, who began the tournament on the bench before becoming a fixture of the defence from the quarter-final to the final.

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