Everton have been in talks with Tottenham Hotspur over a potential deal for Richarlison, and now a shocking new update has emerged on the ongoing negotiations.
What’s the latest?
According to Sky Sports News, Spurs are now interested in signing Anthony Gordon in a package deal that also includes Richarlison.
In a clip on Twitter from Sky Sports Premier League the news source revealed: “Breaking transfer news this hour coming out of Tottenham involving not one but two Everton players.
“There’s a package deal being discussed between Richarlison and Anthony Gordon, that is a new name for Tottenham Hotspur, that’s a target this summer as well.”
Moshiri will be scrambling
The breaking news that Spurs are now looking to make a move for Richarlison and now Gordon as well will surely leave Farhad Moshiri scrambling as losing two of the most important players at Goodison Park would be an absolute disaster –
Gordon has been a revelation at the club and has been a breakthrough star in the Everton academy, so supporters will likely be furious at the thought of the boyhood Evertonian leaving this summer.
The 21-year-old scored four goals, contributed two assists and created four big chances over his 35 Premier League appearances in 2021/22, as well as making an average of one key pass, 1.5 tackles and winning 4.9 duels per game – proving that he has been an important part of the team at Goodison Park.
Frank Lampard holds the player in high regard, lavishing praise on Gordon upon his managerial appointment at the club:
“I’m really excited. I’ve been watching Anthony this season as an outsider, a neutral, and I love things about his game.
“When you come to see someone you try not to make too many judgments but I’ve seen him first-hand and he loves this club and he has a great attitude and all the attributes to do what he wants in this game.”
To put into perspective the impact on the side both Richarlison and Gordon provide, the pair delivered 15 goals and eight assists last term, with their goal contributions combined playing a huge part in Everton’s securing survival in the top flight – with the Brazilian winger scoring six of his goals in the last 10 games of the season.
Should Everton sell Anthony Gordon?
With that being said, Moshiri must avoid a complete nightmare this summer, as the club should be looking to strengthen their team not weaken it by losing key players who offer a positive influence on the side.
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