Richards says Palmer has made the precise determination for his personal profession to maneuver to Chelsea. Nevertheless, he could not disguise his disappointment that he would slightly nonetheless see him in a Metropolis shirt.
He added: “I believe it was proper for him as a result of he’s not going to a staff that isn’t going to problem, he has bought an incredible supervisor and he’s at a membership that’s going to spend some huge cash. He’s turning into the principle man. He was by no means going to be the principle man at Manchester Metropolis.
“We’ve talked a lot about (Phil) Foden and if he can turn out to be that and it’s taken him some time and he’s dipped in kind a little bit bit – he performed nicely yesterday. However when you may have Foden, (Jeremy) Doku, (Jack) Grealish, Bernardo Silva and (Julian) Alvarez, he has to go and play.
“I’m gutted and devastated that he’s not a Manchester Metropolis participant, however I’m completely happy he’s doing so nicely.”