Last Meetings - Everton Finalising Yerry Mina and Andre Gomes Arrivals

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Everton completed the deadline day signing of the Colombian defender, who was also a summer target for Manchester United, and joins in a £28.5 million deal.

Mina, the Colombia centre-half who scored against Jordan Pickford at the World Cup, was a priority signing for Silva amid concern over his central defensive options.

Everton, who finished eighth in the Premier League last season, have always been viewed as the side most likely to mount a challenge to break into the illustrious top six.

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And, Manchester United and Everton are interested. "Capped twice by France, he lifted the League Cup under Jose Mourinho in 2015". The Frenchman will miss out on the trip to Molineux alongside deadline day signings Bernard , Yerry Mina and Andre Gomes .

"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 the club's wbesite.

"I have watched the Premier League for a long time". It is the best league in the world.

Gomes joins former Barcelona team-mates Lucas Digne and Yerry Mina, both signed permanently for a combined £45m, at Goodison Park. This is a great opportunity for me and I am looking forward to competing here. I have spoken a lot to the coach and I know his passion for Everton and determination to be successful.

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The club reserves the right to buy back the player.

All of the Everton and Fulham dealings materialised close to the deadline, while the early stages of the day were dominated by Chelsea, who confirmed Mateo Kovacic's arrival after signing Kepa Arrizabalaga late on Wednesday.

"Every discussion we've had was very important in making me feel his confidence about my game".

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A loan fee of around £2million was agreed, with Everton also picking up the cost of the player's wages.

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