Date: 31st January 2020 at 7:00am
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Lots of Everton fans have been debating Richarlison’s true worth to the club, after Sky Sports claimed we turned down a €100million bid from FC Barcelona.

The Catalan giants are urgently scouring the market for late window additions, having lost Luis Suarez for the next four months following knee surgery and been unsuccessful in negotiations with Valencia for Spanish forward Rodrigo.

Barca Sporting Director Eric Abidal is a keen admirer of Richarlison’s talents and courted his signature last summer, but was turned away and has been once more earlier this week after returning to Merseyside with a fresh approach.

It is said that the Camp Nou side saw an offer of €100m (£84.5m) immediately turned down as the Toffees board are unwilling to lose one of our prized assets.

Richarlison moved to Goodison Park during the summer 2018 window for a potential club-record £50m, and would represent a club-record departure if he were to leave for anything more than the initial £75m Manchester United spent to sign Romelu Lukaku in 2017.

The 5 ft 10 22-year-old also only signed a new, long-term contract with the club in December, which ties Richarlison to Goodison Park until at least the summer of 2024.

How much is Richarlison worth?

>£50m

>£50m

£50-75m

£50-75m

£75-100m

£75-100m

£100m+

£100m+

A wide range of the fanbase feel Richarlison would be worth a club-record sum if he were to depart, having scored 24 goals in 65 appearances since his arrival and become a 19-cap Brazil international since featuring in Royal Blue.

Some supporters have supported their argument by referring to recent transfers, such as Philippe Coutinho’s British record move to Barcelona in January 2018 when Liverpool secured £142m with an upfront instalment of £105m.

Here are some of the messages shared from fans debating Richarlison’s true worth to the club…

In other Everton news, the club have made a late window approach to sign a sought after €20m midfielder after his proposed deal fell through.

 

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