Everton manager Rafael Benitez claimed last week that Digne had asked to leave the club because he had fallen out of favor this season.
Digne, who has signed a four-and-a-half-year contract with Everton, stated that he did not anticipate his tenure with the club to “end this way.”
“When Lucas became available we jumped at the opportunity to bring him to the club,” said Villa boss Steven Gerrard.
“To sign a player of his pedigree and quality in the January window is a great addition to our squad and his arrival excites me and everyone associated with Aston Villa.”
Left-back from France Lucas Digne has signed a £25 million agreement with Aston Villa from Everton.
Digne stated that Gerrard was the reason he joined Villa. “It was the most important factor. I came here to speak with the manager “he stated.