Paris St Germain have made Lyon midfielder Mathieu Bodmer their first signing of the summer.
Bodmer is a versatile player who can play right through the spine of a side, although his natural position is in midfield.
The 27-year-old Frenchman will join up with his new team-mates on Saturday morning and is keen to start training.
Bodmer told his new club's official website: "I remember very good atmospheres at the Parc des Princes. My dream is to step out on this pitch in the Paris jersey.
"I await this moment impatiently, and I also look forward to joining training with my new team-mates."
Bodmer won the Ligue 1 and Coupe de France double in 2008 with Les Gones, as well as the Trophee des Champions in 2007.