Barring any unexpected issues, he should complete his free transfer ahead of Thursday's 5pm deadline.
The 23-year-old Colombia global has also been touted as a target for Everton in recent days as the speculation about his future at Camp Nou continues.
The Brazil global, who has 14 caps for his country and played in the World Cup four years ago, cost Shakhtar a considerable £40m to sign from Atletico Mineiro in 2013. He played 157 times for the Ukrainian club and scored 28 goals. He moved to Shakhtar for around £40million that summer and won three Ukrainian league titles.More news: 'Superman' star Margot Kidder died from 'self-inflicted drug and alcohol overdose'
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Yerry Mina is having his Everton medical in Barcelona as the club attempt to finalise a deal for the Colombia worldwide defender.
"Andre Gomes as well of Barcelona has been mentioned, I'm not sure that's one that's quite as near".
Everton officials are in Barcelona to seal a transfer deal for the Colombian defender and the loan of the Portuguese midfielder.