New Everton signing Lucas Digne relishing battle with Leighton Baines

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The 25-year-old joined the Toffees from Barcelona earlier this week for an £18m fee that could rise to £20m but Kop fans thought he may actually be a Red after noticing he has a tattoo which reads "I never walk alone". And it was a tough one for the Liverpool fans to take.

Digne told the Liverpool Echo: 'There is nothing about football, it is just about my parents.

Marco Silva looks set to follow up the signing of Barcelona left-back Lucas Digne by bringing yet another defender from Camp Nou to Goodison Park this week.

"It is not easy for us as a club to sign some players because in normal situations they ask a lot of money and also we have to make the right decisions".

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Everton have signed Richarlison from Watford and Barca's Lucas Digne but they need defensive reinforcements following Ashley Williams' loan move to Stoke City and five successive pre-season defeats. "But maybe it's because the Liverpool fans are angry that I said two times "no" to Liverpool".

Premier League rivals Manchester United are now favourites to sign the highly rated defender who impressed at this year's World Cup, after cooling their interest in Tottenham Hotspur centre back Toby Alderweireld. I said to him to come but we'll see.

Digne had a rough time with the Spanish club.

Digne, a France worldwide, won a host of trophies with Barca, and Paris St Germain before that, but was not central to either side and has made no secret of his desire to be first choice at Goodison Park. He didn't get enough playing time, and the manager never included him in his plans.