He will become Everton's fourth signing of the summer transfer window, with deals having already been put in place to take Richarlison from Watford, Joao Virginia from Arsenal and Lucas Digne from Barcelona.
The 23-year-old had been heavily linked with a move to Manchester United but the Toffees have won the race, shelling out almost £30million.
In the immortal words of one Larry David: preeeetty... preeeeetty... pretty good.
"I have watched the Premier League for a long time".
Everton clinched the signing of their top defensive target, Yerry Mina, in a potential £28.5million deal as Marco Silva made three deadline-day signings to continue the reshaping of his squad. "I am also determined to do my best for Everton".
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I have spoken a lot to the coach and I know his passion for Everton and determination to be successful. It is not known whether Mina will line up against Wolves in their Premier League opener on Saturday.
"Every discussion we've had was very important in making me feel his confidence about my game".
'They are historically among the four most successful clubs in England and when I found out about the club and what the manager wanted from me, I was happy.
The La Liga champions confirmed Mina's move for a fee of around £27 million, saying they had an option to buy him back.
Asked specifically about his chat with Silva, he continued: 'I did not need a lot of convincing. "I believe I will be able to show my best as a player here".
Everton remain hopeful of completing a second loan deal for Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma, which was submitted ahead of the 5pm deadline.