FC Barcelona sign central defender Lenglet from Sevilla

FC Barcelona sign central defender Lenglet from Sevilla

Barcelona, July 12 (IANS) FC Barcelona announced on Thursday the signing of French defender Clement Lenglet for five football seasons, after paying the 35.9 million euros ($41.94 million) buy-out clause to Sevilla.

Lenglet is set to sign a contract with Barcelona until June 30, 2023 that includes a 300 million euro buy-out clause, the La Liga giants announced, reports Efe.

"FC Barcelona has paid the buy-out clause for Clement Lenglet who is no longer a Sevilla FC player," the club said in a statement.

The player, who becomes Barcelona's second signing of the summer after midfielder Arthur Melo, is scheduled to be presented to fans on Friday.

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