Yerry Mina to Cagliari outright: details of the deal

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A reinforcement for the rearguard at Claudio Ranieri’s disposal.

Yerry Mina to Cagliari on a permanent basis. It was announced on Thursday by the Rossobl&ugrave club itself, explaining that the defender from Fiorentina "has signed a contract until June 30, 2024 with an option to extend in favor of the club for a further season. A physically strong central defender, 195 centimeters tall, endowed with good individual technique and tactical intelligence, skilled in the setting phase, his main prerogatives include marking and aerial play: taking advantage of his height, elevation and timing on the header è effective both in defense and attack on dead-ball situations".

"Born in 1994, a Colombian from Guachené – the Cagliari press release further reads -, Mina made his debut at only 19 years of age at Deportivo Pasto, a team in his country’s top division. From there, he moved to Independiente Santa Fe, with which in 2015 he won the league, National Cup and South American Cup as a protagonist. He leaves the club after totaling 124 appearances and an impressive 12 goals to move, in May 2016, to the ranks of Palmeiras. He also confirmed himself in Brazil: winning the national title, in two seasons he collected 41 games and 9 goals".

"His performance attracts the attentions of the big names of Europe: in January 2018 he is thus signed by Barcelona, where he contributes to the victory of La Liga and the National Cup. In the summer he moved outright to the Premier League to Everton, where he would become a cornerstone of the 'Toffees'defense: he took the field 99 times, scoring 9 goals. Last summer he è landed in Serie A at Fiorentina. The first defender to score in three consecutive matches in the history of the World Cup, a record achieved in Russia in 2018, he currently boasts with the national team shirt 43 appearances and 7 goals", adds Cagliari.

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