Lucas Digne has despatched an emotional farewell message to Everton followers after finishing his medical at Birmingham with Aston Villa.
The French defender took to his Instagram account on Wednesday, January thirteenth, 2022 to want the Evertonians his ultimate goodbye. He additionally thanked them for the assist throughout his time on the membership.
Thank you for three-and-a-half years in blue. From day one the Evertonians have obtained me with a number of heat emotions, and I’m endlessly grateful for that. I’ve lived to be a part of the Everton household. I’ve all the time labored onerous to give again to the followers on and off the pitch. I’ve liked the unity of followers and gamers, not solely in Goodison ( Park) on a matchday but additionally in on a regular basis life. Only one yr in the past I signed a brand new contract with the ambition of staying on this membership for a very long time, giving every thing for my membership, for the event and mission that I believed in and for the passionate followers. My dream was serving to the membership the place it belongs. Wearing the captain’s armband in some matches all the time made me proud. Everything should come to an finish. I simply didn’t anticipate it to finish this manner.What has occurred and a few issues that was stated about me within the final month has made me very unhappy. But I cannot enter a struggle on phrases with anybody. The membership do not deserve that, the followers do not deserve that, and to be hinesy, I do not really feel that I deserve that. There are so many good and respectable individuals in and round Everton who need the most effective for this membership and never just for themselves and to them I can solely say from my coronary heart. I want you the most effective. Thank you, to all you great, proud and passionatee true Evertoniand. It had been an honour and a real pleasure to play for you, the followers, the individuals as a result of a membership doesn’t belong to a participant or a supervisor, however to the followers. I’ll all the time carry you with me in my coronary heart wherever I am going. Sometimes it solely takes one individual from outdoors to destroy an attractive love affiar
The left-back would be the second signing of Aston Villa on this January switch window following the arrival of Phillipe Coutinho from Barcelona till the top of the season.