- Brazilian winger, Richarlison says it is difficult to say goodbye to Everton after penning an emotional goodbye to the Merseyside club
- The 25-year-old winger has joined fellow Premier League club, Tottenham on a five-year contract in a deal worth a whooping £60m
- Richarlison becomes Tottenham’s fourth signing of the summer as Antonio Conte continues to rebuild the Spurs team
Richarlison has expressed his gratitude to the Everton fans and has revealed it is difficult to say goodbye to the Merseyside club after completing a deal to join Tottenham.
The Brazilian winger joins Spurs after four years with the Toffees in a deal worth £60m and has penned a 5-year-deal with the North London club.
The 25-year-old forward described Everton as his home and a place where he has developed his sense of community and empathy 90MIN reports.
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"It's very difficult to say goodbye to a place that has become my home; fans who welcomed as if I were one of them; and a club that treated me kindly and helped me develop my sense of community and empathy. Neither all the love I have is enough to thank you. Love you!"
Richarlison leaves Merseyside after making 152 appearances across all competitions, during which time he scored 53 goals and provided 14 assists for the Toffees.
Everton hold talks with Jesse Lingard
Meanwhile, Jesse Lingard could be on his way to join Everton after meeting with Everton representatives in a bid to pen a deal with the English Premier League side BBC reports.
The 29-year-old is a free agent after leaving Manchester United following the expiration of his contract with the Red Devils which ended at the end of June.
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After selling Richarlison for £60 million, Everton manager Frank Lampard will have money to spend on players before the team's preseason tour to the United States later this month.
Tottenham complete signing of £60 million Richarlison
Earlier, Sports Brief reported Tottenham completed the signing of Richarlison from Everton on a five-year deal for a fee that could reportedly rise to £60 million.
The Brazilian winger will add greater depth to the Spurs forward line that already possesses Harry Kane and Son Heung-min up front.
Tottenham will pay an initial £50 million fee with a further £10 million in performance-related bonuses.
Source: Sports Brief News