Tottenham Hotspur manager, Antonio Conte, has assured that Richarlison will be fit for the 2022 World Cup.
Richarlison was on crutches and in tears after the gameir 2-0 win over Everton on Saturday.
The Brazil international feared that “the realisation of my dream” to play at a World Cup was at risk.
However, initial tests have been more positive and although the 25-year-old will have an MRI scan on Monday to determine further details, Conte was conclusive on Richarlison’s chances of making the finals in Qatar, which start on Nov. 20.
Speaking of Wednesday’s Premier League trip to Manchester United, Conte said when asked if Richarlison could miss the tournament: “No absolutely not. I can confirm this, that the player is not risking to not play the World Cup, absolutely.
“His injury is an injury, but it is not so serious. He has a problem in his calf. But I think he needs a bit of time to recover and then to be fit. I hope to play other games with us before the World Cup but for sure the injury is not so serious.
“I am happy for the player because to play the World Cup is the dream for every single player and for this reason I am happy for him. Also, because we are talking about a player who when he goes to play, he gives you everything.”