Richarlison expected to be fit for Everton’s clash with Southampton despite limping off during impressive debut

EVERTON star Richarlison is predicted to be match for Saturday’s conflict towards Southampton following his damage scare at Wolves.

The 21-year-old netted twice on his debut for the Toffees against the newly-promoted side, however limped off through the second half at Molineux.

Everton ace Richarlison needed to be substituted through the second half towards Wolves
Richarlison, 21, limped off at Molineux with fears he picked up a calf damage

It was believed that the Brazilian ahead tweaked his calf muscle, however Everton are hopeful he can function subsequent weekend.

The ex-Watford ace was assessed by medical workers at this time, with cramp being the decision.

He’s set to return to full coaching on Wednesday, and will now begin towards the Saints at Goodison Park.

Richarlison twice put Marco Silva’s aspect in entrance towards Wolves – first scrambling residence an effort from shut vary – earlier than expertly curling residence into the far nook.

Brazilian ahead Richarlison netted twice towards Wolves on his Toffees debut
Richarlison is predicted to be match to face Southampton at Goodison Park subsequent weekend
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His stellar show caught the attention of team-mate Seamus Coleman, who has spoken of his delight at enjoying alongside him.

He mentioned: “I used to be not stunned by his efficiency. I don’t wish to put an excessive amount of strain on him however he is a superb lad. He does all of the stuff it is advisable do going ahead.

“However he digs in, too, and is a correct group participant. I’m very excited by him. He’s a correct Everton participant.”

Whereas boss Silva – who signed him for the Hornets final summer time – has careworn that the membership didn’t overpay for the participant, who may find yourself costing the Merseyside outfit £50million.

He mentioned: “For me, the determine shouldn’t be necessary and it isn’t necessary speaking about it each time.

“If a membership pays that money it’s as a result of that’s his worth out there – and it’s not solely our membership paying this money for one participant.

“After all, it’s a improbable begin for him. He’s a boy I took final season from Brazil and we did every thing to carry him to this membership too.

“It’s a improbable begin, with improbable work and improbable behaviour, and along with his expertise, in some moments he can rating.”


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