Chelsea linked with a move for Richarlison
Chelsea target Richarlison from Everton to boost their attacking options.
According to the football transfer rumours in British media, Chelsea are linked with a move for Everton forward Richarlison.
The 21-year-old has been subject to interest from various European clubs.
The Brazil international joined Everton from Watford for a fee in the region of 39.2 million euros in July 2018. His contract expires in the summer of 2023.
This season, Richarlison has scored 11 goals and provided 2 assists in 27 appearances for Everton.
The 21-year-old is considered to be one of the best forwards in Brazil.
As a member of Brazil national football team, Richarlison won 6 caps and he scored 3 goals.
The Brazil international has impressed in the Premier League this season and is starting to attract the interest of bigger clubs.
Maurizio Sarri has always been a manager who keeps his eyes on the most talented young players across the globe.
The Chelsea manager has been impressed by his performances this season and could make a move this summer.
Richarlison can play multiple positions in attack.
According to The Sun (via Star), “The Toffees paid Watford £40m for the forward last summer but could sell him for double that after just one season. Chelsea are reportedly considering a summer move for Everton star Richarlison. But the Merseysiders are understood to want a whopping £80million for the Brazilian. According to the Star, AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain and Atletico Madrid are keeping a close eye on the forward.”
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It would take a huge offer from Chelsea to prise the 21-year-old forward from Everton.
Signing the 21-year-old in the summer transfer window would be a masterstroke from Maurizio Sarri.
Stylistically, Richarlison would be a great fit in Chelsea.
It will be interesting to see whether Chelsea will make their move during the summer transfer window.