Marco Silva comments on Everton's Lucas Digne's training performances

Marco Silva the head coach

Everton defender Lucas Digne has made an excellent start since signing at Goodison Park.

Marco Silva the head coach

Marco Silva has told Everton’s official website that Lucas Digne impresses him every day in training.

Digne has made a brilliant start to life at Goodison Park, after signing for Everton from Barcelona int he summer.

The French left-back even opened his goalscoring account for the club on Monday evening, as he curled in a last minute free-kick against Watford to earn his side a point.

 

And Silva is very impressed by the way that the Everton man has performed this season.

He said: “He is settling in really fast. In my opinion, when you are a really good football player – and he is – when you are a really focused player – and he is – it is easy to understand [why Digne has swiftly adapted to Premier League football].

“He comes to USM Finch Farm every day to work really hard and he is a very good professional, with high quality.

“He is playing so well, improving every time, not just in our defensive process… he is a really important player in our offensive process as well.”

(EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Lucas Digne during the Everton training session at USM Finch Farm on August 2, 2018 in Halewood, England.

Digne has fully displayed Leighton Baines as Everton’s first choice left-back now, and has been one of the Toffees’ players of the season so far.

Digne, Richarlison and Andre Gomes appear to have been particularly stand out additions to Everton’s squad, after arriving this summer.

The Toffees’ form has dipped in recent weeks though, and their most recent performance against Watford was poor.

Everton were only able to pick up a 2-2 draw against the Hornets, which has left them sitting in seventh place in the Premier League table.

Lucas Digne of Everton looks on during the Carabao Cup Second Round match between Everton and Rotherham United at Goodison Park on August 29, 2018 in Liverpool, England.

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