French defender joins LaLiga giants in a £31.7million deal
Barcelona have accomplished the signing of Clement Lenglet from Sevilla, the membership have introduced.
The Spanish title holders have paid the £31.7million release clause within the centre-back’s contract.
Lenglet solely spent one season in Sevilla, becoming a member of from Nancy for simply £four.4million final summer season however impressed sufficiently together with his defensive expertise and his ball-playing potential.
Lenglet has signed a five-year deal on the Nou Camp and could have a release clause price £265million.
Barcelona themselves describe the participant as “one of the most promising defenders on the planet” and say he “completes a spectacular defence” as he matches in together with fellow centre-backs Gerard Pique, Samuel Umtiti and Thomas Vermaelen.
The signing does, although, name into query the longer term of present Barcelona defender Yerry Mina, who wasn’t named amongst their centre-backs within the assertion.
The 23-year-old impressed on the World Cup, the place he scored 3 times for Colombia.