In the summer, Spurs spent a reported £60m on signing the Brazilian forward. He arrived just a matter of months after
Evidently, manager Antonio Conte wanted to add some depth to his attack and with those two he certainly got it. However, it seems as though not everyone is convinced that is enough cover in the team.
Indeed, while talking on Gold and Guest talk Tottenham, Gold suggested that Richarlison isn’t a ‘Kulusevski alternative’ and so Tottenham may well need to go back into the transfer market if they want to have one.
The journalist said it could be important (7:05): “Having a Deki [Kulusevski] kind of alternate, like a player, an alternative to turn to when he’s either not performing or whether he’s out and injured.“
Although he has scored since joining,
Even though both players are often named in the lineup as a right-winger, their individual style of play means they bring different qualities to the table. This means if
Spurs have been strongly linked with a January move for the Ukrainian playmaker Ruslan Malinovskyi in which the Italian press believe the Lilywhites are in pole position ahead of the window.
However, the 29-year-old has not typically played out wide throughout his career, so perhaps Gold feels Spurs would be better off looking elsewhere in the winter market.