The club also confirmed that Andre Gomes will join the Toffees on a season-long loan. Now, it seems they have set their sights on Chelsea outcast Zouma.
FC Barcelona and Everton FC have reached an agreement over the transfer of the player Yerry Mina.
Zouma subsequently missed almost one season of football before he made his return to the pitch.
Australian teenager Daniel Arzani joined the English champions from sister club Melbourne City on Thursday will be sent out on loan to Celtic. With his prospects unlikely to improve much at Chelsea this season, a move away from the Bridge makes sense. West Ham United, Atletico Madrid, Chelsea, Milan and Tottenham Hotspur all registered interest in Bernard this summer but it was Marcel Brands who got his man for Everton. Great news for Manchester United fans. A number of defenders have been linked with the Premier League heavyweights as Jose Mourinho aims to solidify his backline for the upcoming season.
"The manager made me feel confident about playing here".
The Blues are expected to now consider the options on their table for Zouma.
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.
Everton have beaten the clock to secure the transfer of Shakhtar Donetsk attacker Bernard before the window closed, the club announced on their official website.
Usually in cases such as this clubs can approach the Premier League and request more time to complete the deal, if they can provide all the necessary paperwork and prove that the completing the deal is just a matter of dotting i's and crossing t's.