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Everton have signed Barcelona’s Colombia defender Yerry Mina, 23, for 30.25m euros (£27.19m) together with Mina’s team-mate Andre Gomes on a season-long mortgage.
The Toffees have additionally signed Brazilian winger Bernard on a everlasting deal.
Barcelona mentioned they reserve the right to buy Mina back, whereas midfielder Gomes, 25, has value a £2m mortgage payment.
“It is necessary the membership need to combat for one thing. It is a nice alternative for me,” said Mina.
Mina’s arrival means Everton have spent greater than £60m up to now two weeks following the initial £35m arrival of Brazilian winger Richarlison from Watford, a deal that might rise to £50m.
Everton boss Marco Silva described Mina as a high quality signing.
“He has good data of the place he performs and he’s good on the ball as properly,” added Silva. “He’ll contribute within the build-up play and also will be very robust at defensive and offensive set-pieces.”
Mina scored half of Colombia’s six targets on the World Cup in Russia as they reached the last-16 earlier than losing to England.
He solely joined Barcelona in January for £10.44m from Brazilian facet Palmeiras, and performed six league and cup video games as Barca had been topped 2017-18 La Liga champions.
Gomes was a part of the Portugal squad that gained Euro 2016. He has spent two years at Barcelona making 46 league appearances.
He mentioned Everton’s Portuguese boss was a giant issue behind his arrival.
“All people in Portugal is aware of how Marco Silva works and his talents as a coach,” added Gomes.
“For me, it was actually good to talk to him as a result of I understand how good he’s and I really feel motivated to work with him and to play for Everton, an awesome membership.”
Bernard was out of contract after leaving Ukrainian membership Shakhtar Donetsk in June.
He has performed 14 instances for Brazil, scoring as soon as, along with his final worldwide look coming on the 2014 World Cup.
“I selected Everton due to all of the issues I had heard about Marco Silva and after talking to him I used to be pleased with what he mentioned to me,” mentioned Bernard.