Barcelona have buy-back option in Yerry Mina Everton deal

Tanya Simon
August 11, 2018

Newly-promoted Fulham brought in five new players, including Marseille midfielder Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa for a club-record £30m.

Yerry Mina and Andre Gomes joined Bernard as Everton sealed a hat-trick of deadline day signings.

It was also a good day for Leicester City, who, not only managed to keep hold of Harry Maguire amid reported interest from United, but also brought in the well-regarded young defender Caglar Soyuncu from Freiburg, tied Jamie Vardy down to a new deal and signed Croatia Under-21 global Filip Benkovic.

Colombia defender Mina, who impressed in the World Cup, could eventually cost €31.75million, while Gomes arrives on a season-long loan.

Bernard, 25, left Shakhtar Donetsk when his contract expired and had been linked to a host of European clubs.

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However, Liverpool will definitely be without Dejan Lovren and Ragnar Klavan for Sunday's Premier League opener at Anfield . Liverpool come into the season full of confidence, backed by the big spend of Jurgen Klopp throughout the window.

Marco Silva has told Everton they must have a strong start to the season after their late flurry of transfer dealings.

One of Mina's goals in Russian Federation was against Everton's England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford to send a dramatic last 16 tie into extra-time. He is a very good coach and he has achieved really good things at other clubs.

Both sides have reached a deal and it will shortly be made official.

'They are historically among the four most successful clubs in England and when I found out about the club and what the manager wanted from me, I was happy.

But Tottenham Hotspur ended the window as the only club not to bring in a new player while Manchester United were unable to bring in the central defender they were reported to be keen to recruit.

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