'He's very funny': Lucas Moura says one of Spurs' new signings is hilarious, he's a 'quality' player too
Antonio Conte has brought Richarlison in from Everton to add competition for places and depth to the Spurs frontline.
As per Hayters on YouTube, Lucas said that his fellow Brazilian is hilarious off the pitch and can make an impact on it as well.
That move may shunt Lucas further down the pecking order and could force him to be redeployed at right wing-back for Conte next term.
Lucas hails Tottenham new-boy Richarlison
“I met him on the national team two or three years ago. He’s a quality player,” said Lucas of his new teammate.
“A very good guy and he will help us a lot because he has some experience in the Premier League and he’s strong and his mentality is very good. He is a great addition for us.
“He’s simple. Very humble. He’s very funny. It’s always good to have a guy like this in our squad and I’m happy because he’s Brazilian, so there’s one more Brazilian here with me now!”
Richarlison was something of a talisman for Everton and getting a player in with that stature and personality is great for Tottenham.
It remains to be seen if Conte will have a clear first-choice front three and then a substitute next term, or whether he will use all four of his elite forwards on rotation like Manchester City do.
Lucas is also part of that equation too, and he may split his time between wing-back and the front three, depending on form and fitness.
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