Richarlison: £50m signing scores on first start as Everton lose to Rennes

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Richarlison scored five goals in 38 Premier League games for Watford last season

New signing Richarlison scored on his first start since his £50m move from Watford but could not prevent Everton slipping to another pre-season defeat.

The 21-year-old Brazilian - signed for an initial £35m with add-ons - forced his way through the Rennes defence and fired in just before the break.

However the French hosts ultimately prevailed 4-1.

Everton, who appointed Marco Silva as manager in May, have lost four straight pre-season friendlies.

After thrashing Austrian fifth-tier side ATV Irdning 22-0, the Toffees were held to a 1-1 draw by Bury.

Since then they have lost to French side Lille on penalties and gone down to Porto and Blackburn by 1-0 and 3-0 scorelines respectively.

Everton start their Premier League campaign away to Wolves on 11 August.

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