Tottenham close to Richarlison’s signing

LONDON: Tottenham Hotspur are close to completing Brazilian striker Richarlison’s contract after reaching an agreement with Everton late Wednesday, according to reports media. Brazilian Richarlison will undergo a medical examination, while Tottenham seeks to complete the deal, which could reach 50 million pounds (60.6 million dollars). And British news agency “BA Media” reported that Richarlison is close to becoming Tottenham’s fourth deal in the current transfer period, following the inclusion of Fries Foster, Ivan Perisic and Yevs Bisoma. And Tottenham managed to beat rivals Arsenal and Chelsea by getting Richarlison’s services. Richarlison scored 53 goals in 152 games in four years with Everton, since joining him in 2018 after spending a year at Watford. Tottenham have already supported manager Antonio Conte in the current transfer period, having signed Rodrigo Bentancur and Jan Kolosovsky last January. (Dpa)