I want to win titles with Everton: Yerry Mina

Aug 11, 2018, 08:37 IST | Agencies

Yerry Mina explained why he moved to Everton from Barca: "It is important that the club want to fight for something. This is why I am here. I have watched the Premier League for a long time. It is the best league in the world"

I want to win titles with Everton: Yerry Mina
Yerry Mina

Everton secured the services of Colombian World Cup star Yerry Mina from Barcelona on an unusually quiet deadline day in the Premier League as Manchester United failed to satisfy manager Jose Mourinho's desire to sign a centre-back.

For the first time the Premier League deadline was moved forward to the day before the season kicks off when United host Leicester City on Friday. Mina explained why he moved to Everton from Barca: "It is important that the club want to fight for something. This is why I am here. I have watched the Premier League for a long time. It is the best league in the world. This is a great opportunity for me and I am looking forward to competing here I know about Everton's players. I have spoken a lot to the coach and I know his passion for Everton and determination to be successful.

I am also determined to do my best for Everton." Meanwhile, there was some late movement from the top six clubs with Mourinho in particular frustrated at missing out on a host of targets.

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