Paris Saint-Germain defender Lucas Digne wants permanent Roma move

Roma left-back Lucas Digne hopes his loan deal from Paris Saint-Germain is made permanent for next season.

Digne, 22, joined the Italian club last August and played a significant role in their third-place finish in Serie A.

The ex-Lille defender, who has been rewarded for his form with a place in France's Euro 2016 squad, told RMC that he is keen to prolong his spell in Italy by either signing on loan again or in a permanent deal.

"PSG and Roma are discussing it and afterwards we'll see what will happen," Digne said. "But yes, I'd like to continue the adventure with Roma.

"I want to stay at Roma, regardless of the manner. If I can continue to develop myself, to get game time, to enjoy myself on the pitch -- that's all that I'm asking for."

Roma finished two points behind Napoli in Serie A, meaning that Digne will be playing in the Champions League qualifying rounds next season if he does stay on.

"The fact I went to Roma has helped me a lot," Digne said. "It allowed me to get game time and to get my confidence back... the repetition of matches, the fact I changed leagues, it's positive.

"I learned a new culture, in life as well in terms of football. I think I've developed a good bit, especially defensively."

However, there is a chance that Digne could be asked to return to France and challenge for a starting place at PSG.

The French champions' first-choice left back Maxwell is out of contract this summer but PSG also have former Monaco player Layvin Kurzawa on their books.

Digne said he has not yet found out what way his parent club are leaning as regards his future.

"I haven't yet discussed it with PSG," Digne said. "I'm concentrating for the moment on the Euros. We'll see about it later.

"I've had a very good season with Roma -- I feel very good at this club."