Fulham take their spending past £100m and Everton sign £28m Mina

Lynette Rowe
August 9, 2018

Mina and Gomes join former team-mate Lucas Digne at Goodison, following his move £20m move from Barcelona earlier in the window. The 25-year-old has played 29 times for his country.

The 23-year-old Mina, who was impressive in defence at this year's World Cup in Russian Federation where he also scored three goals, will rejuvenate an ageing Everton back line while offering a threat from set-pieces at the other end of the pitch.

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

He has played 14 times for Brazil, scoring once, with his last global appearance coming at the 2014 World Cup. The English club will pay Barcelona 30.25 million euros plus 1.5 million euros in variables.

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

"I chose Everton because of all the things I had heard about Marco Silva and after speaking to him I was happy with what he said to me", Bernard told Evertontv. While Bernard was finalising his transfer at Everton's Finch Farm training ground a club delegation led by the director of football, Marcel Brands, concluded deals for Mina and Gomes in Barcelona. He is a very good coach and he has achieved really good things at other clubs. This is a great opportunity for me and I am looking forward to competing here.

'I have watched the Premier League for a long time.

Barcelona confirmed the deal for Gomes that will see Everton pay the Portugal global midfielder's wages for the full season, while also paying a loan fee of £2m (€2.25m).

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