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Richarlison finally delivers upon return from injury despite tremendous inconsistency

After recovering from an injury, Richarlison finally performs well despite his extreme unreliability.

With two goals in a 4-1 victory over Newcastle, Tottenham’s Brazilian forward secured three points with his first goals that were not headed.

Spurs managed to secure three points, and who better to accomplish it than a guy who has experienced a similar drought, after five straight games in which they led 1-0 but failed to win.

In the 38th minute, Richy connected with Sonny for his first goal, having come on as the game’s main offensive player. In the sixtyth minute, he was the recipient of an impeccably timed through-ball from Pedro Porro.

With a reported transfer fee of an incredible £50 million before add-ons, the Brazilian was Tottenham’s most expensive acquisition going into the 22–23 season under Antonio Conte.

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The striker has only two goals in 39 league outings for Spurs prior to the contest. Despite not being spectacular, his stats appear a little better because he has played in 49 games and contributed 14 goals.

Observers should be aware that the appearances statistic is not always accurate. The former Everton player has only appeared in 2,177 minutes of action overall while wearing a Spurs uniform, or just more than 24 90-minute games. The majority of supporters would probably concur that a player who has contributed 14 goals in 24 games is not always deserving of the criticism they have received. It is difficult to depend on his performance and selection for the starting XI, of course, because his goals have not been constant at all.

During the upcoming transfer window, there have been discussions about a possible Saudi move, thus the possibility of a deal still exists. Ange could need to do some reflecting, though, if the player can actually begin to recover his form at this point.

Although it’s too soon to predict how things will work out, the Brazilian will undoubtedly get playing time to attempt and establish himself given North London’s current injury crisis.

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