Report: Chelsea keeping tabs on Everton striker Richarlison

Manager of Everton Marco Silva looks on during the Pre-Season Friendly between Everton and Valencia at Goodison Park on August 4, 2018 in Liverpool, England.

Richarlison's terrific form at Everton has apparently got Chelsea interested.

Richarlison de Andrade of Watford looks dejected after missing a chance during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Watford at Stamford Bridge on October 21, 2017 in London,...

Richarlison had a game to forget as Watford lost 4-2 at Stamford Bridge in October 2017.

The Brazilian caused Chelsea’s defence no end of problems but he fell apart with the goal at his mercy. Not once, but twice, Richarlison missed a sitter as his Watford side eventually succumbed to a late Chelsea charge.

Although it seems the forward still has plenty of admirers in West London.

 

Richarlison is now at Everton and has enjoyed a superb start to life on Merseyside after his club-record £50 million summer move. And, according to Goal Brazil, Chelsea have been keeping a very close eye on his progress since the start of last season.

Worryingly, the report suggests that Richarlison’s shelf life at Everton is rather short, perhaps suggesting that Goodison Park could be a stepping stone to something arguably bigger.

Richarlison of Everton runs with the ball under pressure from Joe Gomez of Liverpool during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Everton FC at Anfield on December 2, 2018 in...

However, with ambitious Everton hoping to go from the ‘best of the rest’ to genuine challengers for a place in the top six, do not expect them to let Brazil’s new centre-forward leave in the near future.

Marcel Brands and Marco Silva are building something very exciting right now and Richarlison, who has six Premier League goals to his name already in Everton colours, is a poster boy for a new era.

Richarlison of Everton during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Everton FC at Anfield on December 2, 2018 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

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