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Everton veteran Coleman lauds 'warrior' Richarlison: We all love him

Seamus Coleman says "warrior" Richarlison is one of the best he's played alongside at Everton.

The Brazilian is going from strength to strength this season, having scored his ninth Premier League goal of the season against Crystal Palace a fortnight ago.

Asked where Richarlison rates among his teammates in that period, Coleman told evertontv: "As attacking players go, he's right up there.

"He made that goal [against Crystal Palace] out of nothing, really.

"I was watching it from the right-back position and I'm thinking, 'There is every chance he can get something here'.

"He finished it brilliantly. And you know what, he is so loved in the changing room – he's a great character.

"What I enjoy most about him – and I know everybody loves to see the goals – is his work-rate and desire to win.

"He's got niggles every second week, but he gets on with it.

"He's a warrior and we're very happy to have him. He's a proper Everton player."

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