Everton completed the loan signing of Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes on deadline day and he has revealed his delight on social media about the deal.
The 25-year-old has moved to Goodison Park on a season-long loan and will now have his first taste of the Premier League.
Gomes is an experienced central midfielder who has previously played for Barcelona, Valencia and Benfica during his career.
The Portugal international will now try his hand in English football and is renowned for being a pass master who could give Marco Silva’s side some real control in the centre of the park.
“Very happy and thrilled to play in such an historic club. Thank you Everton for the confidence and the welcome. Eager to play on the magical Goodison Park!” Gomes wrote on his personal Twitter account.
Gomes will want to make a good start for the Toffees and will be competing alongside the likes of Idrissa Gueye, Tom Davies and Morgan Schneiderlin for a starting position.
He was not the only new arrival on deadline day for Everton, as centre-back Yerry Mina completed a permanent switch from Barcelona and Brazilian play-maker Bernard was also snapped up on a free transfer.
Everton will now turn their attention to the start of the Premier League season and they kick-off the campaign with a trip to Wolves on Saturday.
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