Talks between Tottenham and Everton over a Richarlison deal are ‘moving in a ‘positive light’
Talks between Tottenham and Everton over a Richarlison deal ‘are moving in a ‘positive light’ despite Chelsea’s interest… with a ‘deal worth £60m to be agreed in the coming days’
- Talks between Tottenham and Everton are progressing well for Richarlison
- The Spurs have expressed interest in signing the Brazilian striker this summer
- The club believe he will perform well for Tottenham in the broad areas
- They also think he can replace captain Harry Kane in a central position
- An ‘agreement should be around £60m, could be agreed in the coming days’
Negotiations between Tottenham and Everton over a possible deal for Richarlison are progressing well and moving in a ‘positive light’ despite Chelsea’s intervention, according to reports.
Spurs have expressed interest in signing Richarlison as they believe he can operate well in the broad areas upfront and replace Harry Kane in a central position when needed.
Tottenham’s transfer to Richarlison, however, appeared to be in jeopardy when Chelsea expressed a desire to sign the Brazilian striker as a potential replacement for Romelu Lukaku, who is moving to Inter Milan.
Tottenham-Everton negotiations are progressing well over Richarlison deal
Despite avoiding relegation last season, Everton’s financial situation is still said to be precarious and the club is trying to raise capital through player sales.
Therefore, the Premier League side would be open to offers for their star striker this summer and the Spurs would be in charge.
According to reports in Portugal, “talks between Tottenham and Everton about a possible deal for Richarlison are coming in a ‘positive light’.
Bruno Andrade has stated that an ‘agreement’ of ‘approximately £60 million (in principle, without involving players in return)’ could be reached soon.
Antonio has expressed interest in signing Richarlison as he believes the striker could operate well in the wide-field ahead of time and replace Harry Kane in a central position
The 25-year-old Brazilian striker scored 11 goals in 33 appearances for Everton last season
A deal could be finalized in the coming days as Everton aim to balance their books before the Financial Fair Play deadline on June 30.
Meanwhile, Tottenham would like to agree on the terms as they are sooner rather than later looking to bolster their front line after qualifying for the Champions League on the last day of the season.
Tottenham believe the 25-year-old Brazilian will bolster their attacking power as he found the back of the net 11 times in 33 appearances for Everton last season.
However, the Spurs will have to fend off the interest of Thomas Tuchel, who is interested in signing Richarlison for Chelsea.
However, Richarlison is not Chelsea’s primary target for the summer. the blues chasing Raheem Sterling and have discussed alternatives including Barcelona’s Ousmane Dembele and Arsenal target Raphinha.
Chelsea see Richarlison (left) as a replacement for Romelu Lukaku (right), but they are also in talks with Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling