Brazil World Cup star Richarlison reveals when ‘new Adriano’ Chelsea transfer target Endrick, 16, will move to Europe | The Sun

RICHARLISON has weighed in on when he believes Brazilian star-boy Endrick will make his move to Europe.

Endrick currently plays for Brazilian top division side Palmeiras, but is attracting interest from huge European clubs.

The 16-year-old is said to be catching the eye of both Chelsea and Barcelona after after scoring three goals and bagging one assist in just seven league games this season.

The youngster has recently come in for high praise across the world of football and Richarlison is the latest to give him a glowing review.

The Spurs forward compared Endrick to one of the greatest Brazilian strikers of all time before saying when he thought he would make the move to Europe.

He said: "Trust me, I can say that Endrick is impressive, he's very strong and talented. He reminds (me) of Adriano.

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"I watched him playing with Brazil and Palmeiras; I think in two years, he'll arrive in Europe."

Barcelona boss Xavi also gushed about Endrick's talent and explained that the Catalan giants have already opened communications with him.

He said: “He can score, he can dribble, he has a brutal ability to make the difference.

“He is a player from the present, who is already playing in the Brazilian league, and also from the future.

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"It’s the type of player we need. He already knows the project we have at Barcelona and we are talking.

“We hope he becomes our player. It depends on him. It always depends on the player."

Endrick is yet to have a senior appearance for Brazil, but has been playing for the u-17 squad, tallying an impressive five goals in only four games.

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