Richarlison: £100m Chelsea Target Shuts Down Exit Rumours
Everton forward Richarlison has dismissed transfer rumours linking him with a move away from Merseyside during this summer’s transfer window.
In his recent interview monitored by TeamTalk, Richarlison told reporters that he’s happy to stay at Everton.
Richarlison was speaking while on international duty with the Brazilian national team ahead of the 2019 COPA America tournament on home soil.
The Everton star and his Brazilian teammates will be hoping to host and win the COPA America tournament as hosts.
Richarlison has been linked with clubs like Manchester United, Barcelona and West London giants Chelsea this summer after he scored 14 goals in 38 matches in all competitions for Everton during the just concluded season.
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It was his first season for the Toffees since his move from fellow Premier League outfit Watford.
Richarlison signed for Everton last summer for a fee of around £40m as well as £10m in add-ons.
The Brazilian attacker has established himself as a Premier League footballer since joining Watford from Brazilian Serie A club Fluminense in the summer of 2017.
Richarlison, rated at around £100m by Everton, is seen as a possible replacement for Real Madrid-bound Eden Hazard.
The Chelsea talisman is expected to join the Spanish giants in the coming days.