Everton should look to re-sign former fan favourite Richarlison this summer, with the Brazilian international struggling to settle at Spurs.
It is no secret that the Blues will need to invest heavily in their forward line-up at the end of the season, and have struggled for goals with Richarlison’s £60m departure last summer compounded by persistent injuries to Dominic Calvert-Lewin.
Indeed, it would be a sensational return should Richie move back to Goodison Park, but the 25-year-old has struggled since his move to the capital, failing to score a Premier league goal in 19 outings, though the attacker does have two Champions League strikes.
In 30 league appearances for Everton last season, Richarlison scored 10 goals, with crucial strikes in the dying weeks of the season, such as the winning goal in the 1-0 victory over Chelsea and the equaliser in the penultimate game of the season as the Blues came from two goals down to beat Crystal Palace 3-2.
Indeed, eyebrows were raised back in 2018 when Everton splashed out an initial fee of £35m for the Brazilian’s signature, though he has arguably been the best signing of the Farhad Moshiri era so far, scoring 43 Premier League goals in 135 games.
Richarlison left Everton a hero, he would be welcomed back as one
Spurs are blessed with an abundance of attacking talent and are in yet another period of transition, as the club look for a successor to Antonio Conte, who departed by mutual consent last month.
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Everton would do well to enquire about the availability of their former player once a new coach has been appointed, and though the Blues cannot offer Champions League football, Richarlison would be guaranteed a place in the starting XI at a club where he is adored.
A firm favourite at Goodison Park, there is little doubt that the Brazilian would be welcomed back by the blue half of Merseyside, especially following his heroic performances last season which helped the club maintain its top-flight status.
Of course, Sean Dyche’s side will need to secure Premier League status first, and will look to take three points off Richarlison’s current side Spurs at Goodison Park this evening.