Richarlison Signs New Everton Deal

Richarlison has put pen to paper on a new long-term Goodison Park deal.

The Brazilian’s contract extension ties him to Everton until at least summer 2024 – 16 months after he arrived in a high-profile transfer from Watford.

Richarlison scored his 20th Everton goal in 50 starts against Leicester City on Sunday and has amassed 19 Brazil caps since making his national team debut two months after joining the Club.

The 22-year-old pointed to the faith invested in him by Everton - and the overwhelming support from fans - as key factors in his decision to commit to the Blues long-term.

“I intend to be here a long time," Richarlison told evertontv.

“This was the club which gave me the opportunity to show my football.

“It was here I managed to get a place in the Brazil national team and it was here I have scored lots of goals in the Premier League.

“The Club trusts me and I trust them. The supporters have a lot of affection for me and I try to give back all this affection as much as possible on the pitch.

“I go out and put my life on the line for them. I try to sweat blood and tears for this club. I intend to continue honouring the shirt and making the fans happy.

“And I hope they continue singing my name.”

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Richarlison was initially brought to England by Marco Silva, who signed him for Watford before swooping to make the South American his first Everton recruit after being appointed manager in summer 2018.

The player acknowledged the enormous progress he’s made under Silva – but was keen to stress there remains significant scope for improvement.

“I just look to work really hard on a daily basis… I want to score goals but my first objective is always to help the team - then you think about your own scoring record and creating assists,” said Richarlison.

“Everybody at Everton needs to have it in their minds that we need to aim high and win trophies and we all think as players we can develop further and lift a cup, maybe even this season. We want to make the fans happy by winning trophies."

Richarlison added: “My development and progress is clear for everyone to see and Marco Silva has been part of that.

“He has my trust and the trust of the whole group. It's us on the pitch and we are looking to help him as much as possible because Marco Silva is an excellent person.

“I need to continue focussing and being happy here and I think I have made the right decision in extending my contract.

“Now it is time to continue the focus and to make the fans happy.”