Everton have completed the signing of Barcelona defender Yerry Mina in a deal worth more than £27m.
Everton boss Marco Silva had made bringing in defensive reinforcements one of his priorities during the closing stages of the transfer window,
Yerry Mina moves to Goodison Park in a deal worth €30.25m (£27.2m), with a further €1.5m (£1.3m) in performance-related bonuses.
The deal includes a buy-back clause for Barcelona, with Mina having featured just six times for the club across all competitions following his January arrival from Palmeiras.
A Barcelona statement read:
“FC Barcelona and Everton FC have reached an agreement over the transfer of the player Yerry Mina. The English club will pay FC Barcelona 30.25 million euros plus 1.5 million euros in variables. The Club reserves the right to buy back the player.
“FC Barcelona would like to publicly express their thanks to Yerry Mina for his commitment and dedication and wishes him all the best for the future.”