July 17, 2013 / 7:49 PM / 4 years ago

PSG sign Lille left back Digne

(Reuters) - Paris St Germain have signed promising left back Lucas Digne from Lille on a five-year contract, the club said on Wednesday.

Lucas Digne of Lille celebrates with teammate Salomon Kalou (L) and his goal during their Champions League play-off second leg soccer match against Copenhagen at the Lille Grand Stade stadium in Villeneuve d'Ascq in this August 29, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Digne, who will turn 20 on Saturday, became a first-team regular for Lille last season and featured in the Champions League for the Ligue 1 club.

Digne played for France during their under 20 World Cup winning campaign in Turkey earlier this month.

“We are delighted to welcome this young French player into our squad”, Paris St Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi said on the club website.

Digne said: “To play for Paris St Germain, with these exceptional players, is a dream come true.”

Reporting by Toby Davis; editing by Pritha Sarkar

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