Richarlison to see psychologist at Tottenham amid off-field issues

 (GE Globo)
(GE Globo)

Tottenham striker Richarlison has revealed he will seek out the help of a psychologist to turn his form around.

The Brazilian joined Spurs last summer from Everton for £60million, but has scored just one Premier League goal since.

Richarlison has also found goals hard to come by for Brazil too, failing to score in four games in 2023.

He was pictured in tears on the bench last weekend when substituted during the side’s 5-1 win over Bolivia.

“I’m going to go back to England, seek psychological help, from a psychologist, to work on my mind,” Richarlison told Globo Esporte. “That’s it, come back stronger. I believe I will be in the next [squad], I will work for that.


“It’s about getting a good streak at Tottenham, this week I’m going to sit down and talk to them, I need a good streak, get the rhythm of the game and get here well.

“That sad moment [against Bolivia] wasn’t even because I played poorly, in my opinion I didn’t play a bad game in Belem, it was more of an outburst about the things that were happening off the field, which got out of control not on my part, but on the part of people who were close to me.

“I went through a turbulent time in the last five months off the field. Now things are right at home. People who only had an eye on my money walked away from me. Now things will start to flow, I’m sure I’ll get a good run at Tottenham and make things happen again.

“On the field I’m a happy team player, I try to help as much as possible. Sometimes, things don’t go the way we want. I think this part is a bit of the off-field side that ended up getting in my way.

“Even though you want to do things right, it ends up going wrong. I will continue to focus on the club, the storm has passed.”