Richarlison: Chelsea set for Tottenham and Arsenal transfer battle with Tuchel keen on Everton star
Get Rich Quick! Chelsea will fight Tottenham and Arsenal for £50m Richarlison as boss Thomas Tuchel plot an attacking overhaul at Stamford Bridge, with Raheem Sterling also on their list once Romelu Lukaku leaves
- Chelsea set to race to sign Richarlison from Everton this summer
- The Toffees are demanding £50 million before they even consider letting him go
- Tottenham has concrete interest in the Brazilian and Arsenal is also circling around
- But Chelsea are now ready to rival their London foes for Richarlison’s signature
- Thomas Tuchel sees both him and Raheem Sterling as potential recruits
Chelsea will be in the race for Everton forward Richarlison as Thomas Tuchel looks to rethink his attacking options next season.
The Goodison Park club – who want more than £50million before they even consider letting their key player leave – are ready to listen to offers for the Brazil international.
Tottenham have a definite interest in Richarlison and it was thought the most serious thing to do was to bring in the South American. Arsenal has also been credited with an interest.
Chelsea ready to join Tottenham and Arsenal in race for Everton forward Richarlison
Both Richarlison and Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling are on Thomas Tuchel’s shortlist
But Chelsea are poised to rival their London rivals for the former Watford attacker as part of the new ownership regime’s plans to revamp their attack.
Richarlison, along with Raheem Sterling, feature prominently on Chelsea’s list of targets for attacking reinforcements this summer. The 25-year-old will certainly be interested in a transfer to Stamford Bridge this summer, as it would give him the chance to play Champions League football.
Tuchel’s plans for an attacking shake-up are also expected to see Romelu Lukaku return to Inter Milan on loan – just a season after he agreed to leave the Serie A side to rejoin the Blues for £97 .5 million.
Chelsea also have a genuine interest in signing Raheem Sterling from Manchester City this summer, as Tuchel looks to build a more mobile frontline.
Blues head coach would like to strengthen his attack during the summer transfer window
Romelu Lukaku is also ready to leave Stamford Bridge and re-sign for Inter Milan
However, sources claim that the interest in Sterling and Richarlison is unrelated to the Lukaku’s return to Italy.
Sterling is said to be a huge statement of intent from new owners Todd Boehly and Clearlake Capital, who have given head coach Tuchel more autonomy over the club’s transfer policy.
It is clear that City and Chelsea have not yet had direct talks about what would be one of the most eye-catching deals of the summer transfer window, but work on a potential deal has begun.
It’s intriguing that a move to Stamford Bridge would interest Sterling, given the club’s status as one of Europe’s biggest clubs and their ambitious plans under Boehly and Clearlake.
It remains to be seen how a successful move for Sterling would affect Chelsea’s interest in Richarlison.
But as it stands, Chelsea’s attraction to Richarlison, who is open to leaving Goodison Park for next season, is genuine.
Everton demands £50million to even consider selling Richarlison this summer