Tottenham ahead Richarlison has denied that he led a participant “mutiny” towards former supervisor Antonio Conte.
Brazil worldwide Richarlison, who joined Spurs from Everton for £60m in July, criticised a journalist for the “terrible lie” and apologised to Italian Conte for his performances this season.
“I wasn’t a mutiny chief towards him, it was fairly the alternative,” Richarlison, 25, wrote on Twitter.
“I am sorry I did not ship as a lot as he anticipated of me and I did not do sufficient for him to remain.
“When he left, I despatched him a message thanking him for every little thing and wishing him the most effective as a result of that is what he deserves!.”
It was claimed by a journalist from Argentine broadcaster TyC Sports activities that Richarlison and Spurs team-mate Cristian Romero had given their membership an ultimatum over Conte’s future.
Richarlison, who joined on a five-year deal, has scored twice in 27 video games for Tottenham, each objectives coming in a single Champions League recreation.
Earlier this month, after approaching in its place when Spurs exited the Champions League on the final 16 stage to AC Milan, he criticised Conte for his lack of playing time.
He began simply 9 of the 20 Premier League video games for which he was obtainable throughout Conte’s tenure.
Richarlison stated: “Questioning and criticising me as a participant for my efficiency is a part of soccer and I obtained it.
“Nonetheless, telling lies about me, I do not settle for! I’ve at all times had lots of respect for Conte and for all my coaches.”
He added on Conte: “He helped me loads in my transfer to Spurs and, each time we had an issue (even when it was public) we solved it based mostly on dialog and professionalism – and this he can affirm.”
Conte’s departure got here following a furious post-match interview on 19 March during which he referred to as his gamers “egocentric” after they misplaced a two-goal lead in a 3-3 draw with Southampton.
Cristian Stellini will step up as Tottenham head coach for the remainder of the season, with former midfielder Ryan Mason his assistant.
On Wednesday, managing director Fabio Paratici had his suspension from soccer prolonged “worldwide” by Fifa, after he was given a 30-month ban from Italian soccer in January.
Spurs stated they had been “urgently seeking further clarification” on the matter.