West Ham and West Brom could have second chance to sign Barcelona's Yerry Mina

Getafe's Togolese defender Dakonam Djene (L) vies with Barcelona's Colombian defender Yerry Mina (R) during the Spanish league football match between FC Barcelona and Getafe CF at the Camp...

Both West Ham United and West Bromwich Albion were credited with interest in the Colombia centre-back before his January transfer to Camp Nou.

Getafe's Togolese defender Dakonam Djene (L) vies with Barcelona's Colombian defender Yerry Mina (R) during the Spanish league football match between FC Barcelona and Getafe CF at the Camp...

West Ham United and West Bromwich Albion could have a second chance to sign Barcelona's Yerry Mina.

The Premier League pair were credited with interest in the Colombia centre-back before his January transfer to Camp Nou [Mirror and Sport].

And according to the latter publication, Mina could be on the move again this summer, as Barca prepare for Arthur's arrival.

Brazil's Gremio midfielder Arthur (R) vies for the ball with Argentina's Lanus midfielder Roman Martinez during their Copa Libertadores 2017 final football match at Lanus stadium in Lanus,...

That's because La Liga sides are only able to register three players from non-EU countries, and with Arthur on board the Catalans would have one too many until Philippe Coutinho's Portuguese passport - for which he qualifies through his wife - comes through at some point next season (Paulinho being the other).

Having spent more than £10 million on Mina [Transfermarkt], whom they tied to a five-and-a-half-year deal, it is unlikely that Barcelona will want to part permanently with the 23-year-old, although a loan move could well be on the cards.

Jonny Evans of West Bromwich Albion looks dejected after  the The Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round between West Bromwich Albion v Southampton at The Hawthorns on February 17, 2018 in West...

And Mina's availability may once again alert West Ham and West Brom, who could both be short in his position this summer whether or not they remain in the top flight (West Ham sold Jose Fonte to China in February, and have James Collins out of contract, while West Brom's Jonny Evans attracted strong interest during the January transfer window).

Being relegated, however, would surely rule them out of the running.

Should West Ham / West Brom renew their interest in Mina?

 

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