FC Barcelona new signings are French internationals and arrive from Ligue 1 in France!
The last few days has seen two FC Barcelona new signings arrive. Both signings are young and exciting talents and will form part of FC Barcelona’s exciting new squad for the forthcoming season.
Both FC Barcelona new signings are French internationals and arrive from Ligue 1 in France. Samuel Umtiti has arrived from Olympique Lyonnais and is a dominant centre back who has played over 170 first team matches and made three international appearances for his country. Umtiti featured heavily for France at this summers Euro 2016 and played in the final as France lost out to Portugal. FC Barcelona have paid €25 million for the defender and he should provide competition to established players like Gerard Pique and Javier Mascherano.
Alongside Umtiti, FC Barcelona new signings also include Lucas Digne. Digne has been signed from French Champions Paris Saint Germain (PSG) and spent last season on loan at the Italian side, AS Roma. The 22 year old, left full back, has signed for an inital €16.5 million and will support Spanish International Jordi Alba throughout the forthcoming season. Digne has plenty of attacking talent as well for a defender notching six career goals and thirteen assists so far.
Both players FC Barcelona new signings will be officially unveiled over the next few days and presented at the emblematic Camp Nou. If you’re in Barcelona make sure you head down to the Stadium. Digne will be presented at 12.00 today and Umtiti will be presented at 14.00 on Friday.