Al-Ittihad reveals he tried to sign Richarlison on deadline day.

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Reports have emerged that Al-Ittihad tried to sign Spurs striker Richarlison on the final day of the Saudi transfer deadline. After losing hope in chasing Mohamed Salah of Liverpool.

This comes as Pro League side Saudi Arabia attempt to pursue Salah and have seen Liverpool turn down a £150 million offer for their star.

Saudi Arabia’s top executives are in London to hold talks with the Reds and prepare to pay a world-record fee for Salah. But Liverpool are sticking to their word UFABET

So they had to look for other targets on deadline day last Thursday.

The Telegraph reports that Spurs striker Richarlison is Al Ittihad’s latest target.

Once it became clear they had no chance of signing Salah. The Saudi Arabian side looked for other options.

Richarlison has had a miserable season since joining Spurs from Everton last summer.

The striker recently shed tears after being substituted off the field in Brazil’s win over Bolivia on Friday.

It is believed there has been discussion of a possible transfer through an intermediary.

However, the transfer did not happen. This is because nothing progresses until the market time is up.

It remains to be seen whether the Saudi Arabian side will return for Richarlison. When the window opens again in the winter.

It is possible that Al-Ittihad will return for Salah after missing out on the Liverpool striker, with Richarlison being another option.