Everton have finally reached an agreement with Barcelona over the signing of defender Yerry Mina, Goal understands.
Mina, who was superb for his country, Colombia, at the World Cup in Russia this summer, scoring in the quarter-final against England – has been deemed surplus to requirements at the Camp Nou.
Having received interest from a number of parties, Everton are now said to have met Barca’s valuation of the former Palmeires.
Barca, who were reluctant to drop their £35m valuation, have now settled for an agreement of £29m following negotiations late into Sunday evening.
Marco Silva’s Premier League side have been keen to bolster their defensive options this summer and have now seemingly agreed a deal, with terms now set to be discussed.
The transfer window closes on Friday evening for English sides, meaning the race will now be on to get Mina signed and ready for the Premier League opener at the weekend.
Mina was behind the likes of Gerard Pique, Samuel Umtiti, Thomas Vermaelen and Clement Lenglet at the Catalan club.
Everton will now rush through terms and a medical following interest from Ligue 1 side Lyon over the weekend, whilst they have also completed a deal for Lucas Digne from Barca.
The Merseysiders get their Premier League campaign underway on August 11 with a trip to newly-promoted Wolves.