TOTTENHAM leading contenders in the competitive battle to sign Everton superstar Richarlison.
That’s according to bookmakers Sky Bet, who’ve significantly altered their betting market after a flurry of activity over the last 72 hours.
Spurs were previously available at 12/1, but Antonio Conte’s side have been backed into 1/2 favourites after reports from The Telegraph.
They claim Tottenham are interested in signing Richarlison to ease the burned on talisman Harry Kane.
No direct talks gave occurred, although it’s thought that midfielder Harry Winks could be used to sweeten the deal.
Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid, managed by Carlo Ancelotti, are next in the betting market, locked together at 9/1.
Chelsea are next a fraction behind at 10s, while Manchester United and Aston Villa are both available at 12/1.
Arsenal (18/1) and Newcastle (18/1) are next, ahead of Atletico Madrid (25/1), Bayern Munich (25/1) and Inter Milan (25/1) with AC Milan the outsiders at 33/1.
Richarlison was instrumental in preserving Everton’s Premier League status.
The 25-year-old scored 11 goals and provided five assists in 30 top-flight appearances — six of those coming in the final nine games.
He’s contracted until June 2024, but SunSport understand the Brazil international has told Everton officials that he wants to leave this summer.
Richarlison next club
Sky Bet odds
- Tottenham – 1/2
- PSG – 9/1
- Real Madrid – 9/1
- Chelsea – 10/1
- Aston Villa – 12/1
- Manchester United – 12/1
- Arsenal – 18/1
- Newcastle – 18/1
- Atletico Madrid – 25/1
- Bayern Munich – 25/1
- Inter Milan – 25/1
- AC Milan – 33/1
Richarlison has switched to a new agency, CAA Base, who also have Frank Lampard and Dele Alli on their books.
And it’s believed that Everton would accept a fee in the region of £65million for majority owner Farhad Moshiri to green-light his departure.
Richarlison himself revealed that his future on Merseyside was uncertain during a recent interview.
He said: “I’ve already made it clear to the board.
“I’ve already talked to Frank Lampard too, with my agents and they know what I want. Let’s wait for June.
“Now I can’t talk, because when we talk about leaving a club I’m kind of like this, because of the history I have at Everton, the affection that the fans have for me.
“When we talk about leaving I’m a little speechless.”
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