Ray Wilkins comments on Richarlison to Tottenham Hotspur speculation

Chelsea Manager Carlo Ancelotti heads for the dugout with Assistant Ray Wilkins (R) prior to the FA Cup sponsored by E.ON Fourth round match between Preston North End and Chelsea at...

Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly interested in Watford winger Richarlison.

Jordan Pickford of Everton fouls Richarlison de Andrade of Watford and a penalty is awarded during the Premier League match between Everton and Watford at Goodison Park on November 5, 2017...

Former Rangers and Queens Park Rangers midfielder Ray Wilkins suggested on The Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast show on talkSPORT on Tuesday morning (06:22am, November 14, 2017) that Richarlison should not leave Watford for Tottenham Hotspur.

According to The Mirror, Tottenham are interested in signing Richarlison from Premier League rivals Watford.

The 20-year-old winger joined the Hornets from Fluminense in the summer transfer window for a fee reported by The Guardian to be worth £11.5 million.

Richarlison de Andrade of Watford celebrates scoring his sides first goal with his Watford team mates during the Premier League match between Everton and Watford at Goodison Park on...

The Brazilian has established himself as an important player for Watford and is playing well at the moment.

Richarlison has scored four goals and provided two assists in 10 Premier League starts for Marco Silva’s side so far this campaign.

Former Chelsea and Manchester United midfielder Wilkins has suggested that Richarlison should remain at Watford and not leave for Premier League rivals Tottenham.

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.

Wilkins said on the The Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast show on talkSPORT on Tuesday morning (06:22am, November 14, 2017): “He is a good player for Watford, but if Richarlison goes to Tottenham, he becomes a good player on the bench.

"Look at what you really hope for. He is only a young man. Stay at Watford, play in the first XI and see where your career goes."

Tottenham are third in the Premier League table at the moment, while Watford are currently ninth in the standings.

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