Everton have signed Portugal worldwide Andre Gomes on a season-long loan from Barcelona.

In the immortal words of one Larry David: preeeetty... preeeeetty... pretty good.

"It is important that the Club want to fight for something", Mina told evertontv.

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

But Tottenham 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.

At worldwide level, he was also part of the Brazil team who won the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup and played for his country at their home World Cup in 2014.

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If we are happy with our squad and can not improve our squad, sometimes it's better to keep our squad together. Alderweireld was heavily linked with a move to Manchester United but firm interest never materialised.

The 25-year-old, who has won 14 caps for his country since 2014, links up with new Toffees boss Marco Silva at Goodison Park to become their fourth signing of the summer, and will wear number 20 for the club.

'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.

Mina, who impressed for Colombia at this summer's World Cup, had been pursued hard by the Blues since his exploits in Russian Federation.

He only joined Barcelona in January for £10.44m from Brazilian side Palmeiras, and played six league and cup games as Barca were crowned 2017-18 La Liga champions. "I am also determined to do my best for Everton".

Portuguese midfielder Gomes is also set to swap the Nou Camp for Goodison as part of a season-long loan deal where he will link up with compatriot Silva.

"Bernard is a great player, a player for the Brazilian national team, and I also followed his progress with Atletico Mineiro", Richarlison said on Wednesday.


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