Everton last Thursday, just before the close of the transfer market in the Premier League are started thuisgehaald. The Colombian defender Yerry Mina and the Portuguese midfielder André Gomes come over from Barcelona. Also the transfervrije Brazilian winger Bernard is the ranks of the Toffees strengthen.
The 23-year-old Mina comes for 31,75 million euros from FC Barcelona, where he only since January. Barça showed a terugkoopclausule to include in the agreement. The kopbalsterke defender impressed at the world cup in Russia by three times to touch to headlines. However, should the Colombian international (6 caps) leave. In the pecking order at Barça was Mina behind Gerard Pique and Samuel Umtiti. Last season he came less than six times in action. The Catalans went in addition, the Frenchman Clément Lenglet, and have for the position of central defender also on the Red Devil, Thomas Vermaelen, and the Brazilian Marlon.
Everton plucked the 23-year-old Andre Gomes away at Barcelona. The Portuguese international (29 caps) is for a season on loan to the team from his fellow countryman Marco Silva. The lease will cost the Toffees to 2.25 million euro, Everton pays also the salary of the midfielder. Gomes played in two seasons, 78 games for Barcelona, 3 goals, 4 assists). Earlier he defended the colours of Valencia and Benfica.
Except for world cup-goers Mina and Gomes put Everton also Bernard. The Brazilian flankaanvaller comes press conference about the Ukrainian club Shakthar Donetsk, where he has five seasons played. The 25-year-old Bernard came in the Champions League 28 times in action. He was good for four goals and three assists. On his counter are also 15 Europa League matches (2 goals, 4 assists) and 14 games with the Brazilian national team.