Who is Adama Traore? – Know more about Wolves superstar

Adama Traore Diarra was born on January 25th, 1996 in a Catalunya municipality named L’hospitlet de Llobregat. It is the second most populated city in Catalonia, found southwest of Barcelona. He was born to parents Baba Traore and Fatoumata who were originally from Mali but moved to the southwest of Barcelona for a better future for themselves and their kids.

Adama started his career at a very young age along with his elder brother Moha Traore playing for a local team of Hospitalet where he was spotted by coaches of FC Barcelona. The coaches think that Adama had the skillset and technical ability to be a successful professional footballer.

He was admitted to the famed academy of Barcelona FC, La Masia which has produced the likes of Lionel Messi, Xavi, Andres Iniesta, and so many footballing greats. Adama was nicknamed Usain Bolt at the academy because of his searing pace.

Predominantly a right-winger known for his strength and outrageous speed Adama Traore would go on to make his debut for Barcelona senior team in which he came off the bench to replace Neymar Jr against Granada FC. Three days later he would make his Champions League debut on October 26th replacing Cesc Fabregas in a defeat against the Dutch side Ajax.

He was then sold to premier league side Aston Villa for a fee of around 10 million Euros along with a buyback clause inserted in his contract. His time at Aston Villa did not fare well for him. Then he was bought by Middlesbrough for a fee of around 8 million euros. He did not have a great time there too where he failed to score a single goal all season. He showed glimpses of his strength, skills, and pace but was unable to add an end product to his game in the final third of the pitch. Middlesbrough were relegated that season and Adama Traore was forced to play in the championship where he did manage to improve his game under new managerial regime scoring 5 goals and setting up another 10. This form did not go unnoticed and Newly promoted side Wolverhampton Wanderers snapped him.

He had a decent first season at Wolves but in the current 2019/20 season, he has come onto his own. Adama Traore is getting lethal in front of goal and his decision making is improving every game. He has gone on to become an out and out match-winner from an impact player this season. His partnership with Mexican striker Raul Jiminez is the most productive partnership in all of the premier league this season with the duo having a hand in 10 goals.

His rise to stardom has turned the attention of a few big European clubs with Liverpool seemed most interested in securing his services for next season, with the likes of Real Madrid and Manchester United also interested in him.

Adama Traore is said to be valued at an estimated 50-60 million Euros by their current club Wolverhampton FC. So any club willing to sign Traore is expected to meet that valuation if they want to secure the services of a strong, pacy, tricky right-winger to their club. Since he is an integral part of the Wolves setup, any fees below their valuation are not to be entertained.

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