Are Everton about to do Tottenham Hotspur a huge transfer favour?

Richarlison (R) of Fluminense struggles for the ball with Balbuena of Corinthians during a match between Fluminense and Corinthians as part of Brasileirao Series A 2017 at Maracana Stadium...

Tottenham want Watford's Richarlison... and Everton taking the Hornets manager could unsettle the Brazilian further.

Richarlison de Andrade (R) of Watford celebrates scoring his side's second goal with his team mate Abdoulaye Doucoure (L) during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and...

Watford have enjoyed a strong start to the season, and if anything - it has gone too well.

Their star signing and manager are already being linked with exits, with the vultures circling.

Tottenham Hotspur are being linked to Brazilian winger Richarlison, with The Mirror reporting they are keen on a January move.

Jonjoe Kenny of Everton tackles Richarlison de Andrade of Watford during the Premier League match between Everton and Watford at Goodison Park on November 5, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

Normally Watford would be confident of keeping a player they have signed just months earlier, but Everton may just be about to do Spurs a huge favour.

Everton are attempting to lure Watford boss Marco Silva to become their new manager as they seek to find a replacement for Ronald Koeman.

BBC Sport report Everton have made an approach for Silva and he is their 'prime target'.

Watford manager Marco Silva looks on  during the pre-season friendly match between AFC Wimbledon and Watford at The Cherry Red Records Stadium on July 15, 2017 in Kingston upon Thames,...

Silva leaving would be cruel on Watford, and it will also give new signing Richarlison reason not to stick around.

If his manager demonstrates that 'bigger clubs' are more attractive than Watford, then the in demand winger may follow suit.

Watford need to keep Silva to stand a chance of holding onto Richarlison,

Tottenham should be hoping that Everton are successful in their pursuit of Silva.

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