Everton sign Barcelona defender Yerry Mina, Andre Gomes and Bernard


It was a busy transfer deadline for Everton as they bought Yerry Mina from Barcelona for a fee of around £27 million with a buy back option inserted from the La Liga champions.

Barcelona should consider a way of formally honouring Everton this summer as the Premier League side have become a valued customer at the Camp Nou, sending a total of 52.6 million euros to the club in exchange for players that Ernesto Valverde was keen to offload.

A summer that started with the intention of balancing the books ended with a flourish as Farhad Moshiri, Everton's major shareholder, sanctioned a deal for Mina, which took the club's spending to about...

'I have watched the Premier League for a long time. Six months later and after a good World Cup, they have moved him on for nearly three times what they paid for him, despite him never quite performing during his short stay.

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Gomes joins former Barcelona team-mates Lucas Digne and Yerry Mina, both signed permanently for a combined £45m, at Goodison Park. I am also determined to do my best for Everton. This is a great opportunity for me and I am looking forward to competing here. The Colombian defender completed a dream move to Barcelona in the January transfer window, but could never manage to establish himself as a regular in the first-team squad.

Gomes has always been a fringe player at Barcelona, despite signing for a fee of £31m plus €20m in add-ons in 2016, with only 46 appearances made in La Liga since joining from Valencia.

"The manager made me feel confident about playing here".

"Everton is historically the fourth most successful club in England", said Bernard.