Moments later they also confirmed that Portugal worldwide Gomes would join the Premier League side on loan.
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.More news: Grieving Orca Mother Still Carrying Her Dead Calf. It's Been 16 Days
'I know about Everton's players and I look forward to being able to play with my new team.
Manchester United spent the entire summer transfer window scouring for a centre-back who could not just add solidity at the back but also be a leader in defence. Six months later and after a good World Cup, they have moved him on for nearly three times what they paid for him, despite him never quite performing during his short stay.
A high powered Everton delegation arrived in Barcelona earlier today to finalise an agreement to sign Mina and Gomes from the Catalan giants on deadline day. When I found out about this opportunity and what the manager wanted out of me I was happy.More news: US senators ask Assange to testify in Russia probe
In the end, the Portuguese will cost Everton 2.2 million for the loan and pay his wages in full, another favour from the club who also splashed 20.2 million on Digne.
"I worked hard during my holiday and now I am ready to play and do important things with the Club".
The 23-year-old spent last season at Stoke and suffered relegation from the Premier League. "He is a good guy and we want to do our best for Everton".More news: Taliban attack strategic Afghan city of Ghazni