Five facts about Manchester United target Lucas Digne

Five facts about Manchester United target Lucas Digne of Ligue 1 side Lille, a possible long term replacement for Patrice Evra.

Manchester United have been linked with a move for Lille left back Lucas Digne. Patrice Evra cannot go on forever and Digne is thought to be the subject of scouting by the Old Trafford club.

United are thought to be mulling over a bid for the 19-year-old this summer to provide Alexander Buttner with some competition, here are a few facts about him.

1) Digne is 19-years-old, six feet tall exactly and made his debut for Lille during the 2011/2012 season.

2) He is an out and out left back but can also play as a left sided centre half making him versatile.

3) He has represented France at four different levels; Under-16, Under-17, Under-18 and Under-19 but is yet to make his full senior international debut.

4) He has been at Lille since he was 12-years-old, signing in 2005 and so far making 39 first team appearances.

5) He joined Mareuil-sur-Ourcq at the age of just six-years-old in 1999 where he stayed for three years before joining Crépy-en-Valois until he signed for Lille.

All Manchester United fans, would you be happy to see Digne replace Evra at Old Trafford?

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