Everton land Barcelona's Yerry Mina and Andre Gomes and Brazil worldwide Bernard

The window to secure the deal was tight, but Everton have managed to get their man, with Gomes joining the Toffees on deadline day in England.

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The defender has been heavily linked with a move to Everton but faced late competition from Manchester United. It now seems that United are buying Harry McGuire from Leicester, however.

Usually in cases such as this clubs can approach the Premier League and request more time to complete the deal, if they can provide all the necessary paperwork and prove that the completing the deal is just a matter of dotting i's and crossing t's.

If he does arrive at Goodison, Mina will join former teammate Lucas Digne who traded Barcelona for Everton in an £18m transfer at the start of August.

India vs England, Lord's Test
Virat Kohli and his men though might now have to deal with the seam and swing of the English pacers, under overcast conditions. Well, bowling coach Bharat Arun hinted the visitors may not opt for an extra batsman and called it a "conservative move".

"He's very close, the medical was done yesterday and I expect an announcement to be confirmed later this morning".

"It looks as if Everton have won the race to win the Colombian centre-half".

Everton fans were relatively pessimistic about the upcoming campaign before this week, but the potential capture of Gomes and a handful of other players on deadline day would certainly raise the spirits.

However, Sunday Times reporter has now claimed that Mina would much prefer a move to Old Trafford, but a deal has not yet been agreed between the two clubs.

Video: What Yerry Mina and Andre Gomes will bring to EvertonWhat's next? The Toffees take on newcomers, Wolves, in their first match of the 2018-19 Premier League season on Saturday, 11th August.

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