Chelsea made a late endeavor to hijack Richarlison’s move from Everton to Tottenham Hotspur.
This was uncovered by Italian transfer expert, Fabrizio Romano, on Thursday.
As per him, the Blues flopped in a bid to sign Richarlison in front of their London rivals.
The Brazil forward is currently set to join Spurs in a £60m move.
Romano tweeted: “Chelsea made an endeavor to commandeer Richarlison bargain before understanding among Everton and Tottenham, set up since toward the beginning of today for £60m.
“Spikes have full concurrence with both EFC and Richarlison based on private conditions. Only sitting tight for clinical in Brazil and player signature.”