Tottenham star Richarlison may have a terrible season if Postecoglu execute plans

Tottenham star Richarlison may face second awkward reunion if Postecoglu signs £50m target
Tottenham are leading the race for a new signing that may not please Richarlison after their previous encounter.

Tottenham are said to be frontrunners for Brennan Johnson’s signature this summer, as they attempt to sign Nottingham Forest’s star man – rated at £50million before Friday’s transfer deadline. However, the Wales forward has previous with current Spurs striker Richarlison, which may mean that a tough conversation has to follow if Ange Postecoglu gets his man

 


Spurs are leading both Chelsea and Brentford in the race to sign Johnson, though no side are yet to meet Forest’s £50m valuation as they look to recoup a significant fee to help aid their Financial Fair Play concerns following a huge spending spree since they were promoted to the Premier League.
But should he leave Forest for Spurs, Johnson would be linking up once again with the player he savagely fouled hard after Richarlison showboated by performing keepy-uppies as his side saw out a 2-0 win nearly a year ago to the day. At the City Ground, home fans had already been incensed after Harry Kane’s brace, before Richarlison sent them into a furious rage that led to Johnson wiping him out.

Richarlison was left on the floor in pain as Johnson received a yellow card, though many pundits felt that the Brazilian could have perhaps expected the reaction. Speaking on commentary for Sky Sports at the time, Martin Tyler said: “That’s what you get for showboating at this level. Maybe it’s not right but…”


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