Andre Gomes also joined Everton in a loan deal from Barcelona and Silva felt a temporary deal for his compatriot was too good to resist.
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"Frenchman Zouma moves from Chelsea and joins Brazil midfielder Bernard, Barcelona trio Yerry Mina, Andre Gomes and Lucas Digne, Richarlison and Joao Virginia in arriving at Goodison in the summer transfer window".
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The 23-year-old spent the previous campaign out on loan with Stoke City and featured regularly in their starting line-up.
'It is important that the club want to fight for something, ' Mina told evertontv.
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To date, he's featured in no fewer than 71 outings for the Blues, collecting two Premier League winners medal in the process, whilst registering four goals.