Spanish football giants Barcelona have struck a deal to sign Colombia international defender Yerry Mina from Brazilian outfit Palmeiras, according to media reports. The Blaugrana had expressed a wish for the center-back to arrive in January but are said to have changed their mind after talks with Palmeiras officials during the week, reports Xinhua news agency.
The 22-year-old will arrive at the Camp Nou next July after Barcelona agreed to trigger his nine million-euro release clause, the Estado de S.Paulo newspaper said.
Mina has made 32 appearances for Palmeiras since his 3.5 million euro ($4.21 million) move from Colombia’s Independiente Santa Fe in May 2016.
He has been capped nine times for Colombia’s national team, having made his international debut last year.For all the latest Sports News, download NewsX App