Tottenham are set to further strengthen their attacking options from Everton in a deal with Richardson that could raise up to £60m ($73m), according to reports in British media on Thursday.
Athletic reported that an initial fee of £50 million has been agreed with an additional £10 million for the Brazilian international.
Richardson joined Everton in 2018 from Watford for £50 million.
The 25-year-old scored 53 goals in 152 appearances for the Toffees, netting a significant six in his last nine appearances last season to retain the Merseyside club in the Premier League.
Everton need to complete the sale on Thursday to help balance the books with the fiscal year ending June 30, according to the BBC and Sky Sports.
Everton has posted a loss of £372 million over the past three years.
Leeds and relegated Burnley have reportedly written to the Premier League to question how Everton complied with Financial Fair Play.
Premier League rules said clubs could lose £105 million over a three-year period, but those rules were eased because of the coronavirus pandemic.
A move to Spurs fuels Richardson’s desire for Champions League football, but he faces stiff competition to play regularly alongside Harry Kane and Son Heung-min, who he played most for Everton. played once.
Tottenham have already backed manager Antonio Conte during the transfer window, with the signing of Croatian winger Ivan Perisic, midfielder Yves Bisouma and a new back-up goalkeeper Fraser Forster.
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