Everton star Richarlison is looking to line up a move to a European ‘giant’ this summer, according to Goal Brazil journalist Thiago Fernandes.
Everton are battling to remain in the Premier League, and Richarlison is at the heart of those efforts.
The Blues are just two points above the bottom three with two games – against Crystal Palace and Arsenal – remaining.
Richarlison has bagged five goals in the last eight games, with his strikes against Leicester City and Chelsea earning the Toffees four potentially crucial points.
But it seems the £45million-rated man, who has just over two years left on his contract, may look to leave even if they’re successful in their survival bid.
Fernandes took to Twitter to report that Richarlison is assessing potential exit routes.
The player’s camp would like to arrange a transfer to one of the continental elite, he says.
“Richarlison considers leaving Everton at the end of the season and seeks a giant in Europe,” he wrote.
“Striker should not stay at the English club in 2022/2023. His staff wants to put him in a team considered “top” on the continent.”
Football Insider reported in April that ‘crunch talks’ had been held behind the scenes over Richarlison’s future, and it seems that he may have mind his made up.
Everton will be safe if they can beat Crystal Palace on Thursday, but it’s possible that this season has raised serious doubts in the player’s mind.
He may have been hopeful of a European push after a 10th-place finish last season, but instead the Blues have gone rather alarmingly backwards.
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