Chelsea made a late attempt to hijack Richarlison’s move from Everton to Tottenham Hotspur.
This was revealed by Italian transfer expert, Fabrizio Romano, on Thursday.
According to him, the Blues failed in a bid to sign Richarlison ahead of their London rivals.
The Brazil forward is now set to join Spurs in a £60m transfer.
Romano tweeted: “Chelsea made an attempt to hijack Richarlison deal before agreement between Everton and Tottenham, in place since this morning for £60m.
“Spurs have full agreement with both EFC and Richarlison on personal terms. Just waiting for medical in Brazil and player signature.”
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