THE FORWARD DIDN'T CONVINCE XAVI
Adama Traoré moves away from Barça: Wolverhampton awaits him
Published:14/05/2022 - 21:43h
Updated:14/05/2022 - 21:43h
Of the winter reinforcements in attack, Adama Traoré was the only one who did not meet FC Barcelona's expectations. The striker has lost the confidence of Xavi Hernández and will probably return to Wolverhampton, the club to which he belongs
The Wolverhampton already expects the return of Adama Traoré. The one of L'Hospitalet has not attained to convince to the technical body of the FC Barcelona in his cession by six months, by which is almost sure that the club will not exert the option of purchase by 30 million euros that includes his loan. In this regard, the technician of the 'Wolves', Bruno Lage, affirmed that if the forward returns in July will have the opportunity to do the pre-season and win a place in the team.
"All what can say is that I do not have any problem with him. It is a good professional. Afterwards, it treats of decisions. There are a lot of things at stake and have to understand what is the best for the club and the player. If it begins the season that comes with us will be a player more. It needs to work hard and I am here to help it to be better", explained Lage when being consulted on the situation of the player of 26 years.
The Spanish extreme arrived to the Wolverhampton in the summer of 2018 in return of 20 million euros, turning into the most expensive signing in the history of the club. The footballer formed in the Farm had his best campaign in the 2019-20, with 6 goals and 12 assistances. However, in the last two seasons his performance mermó and, sorpresivamente, the Barça him 'fished' in January to reinforce the attack, but his performance in Catalonia was other to less.
With the group blaugrana, Traoré great 4 assistances in 16 parties in which it has not been able to annotate any goal. In the last weeks, the '11' was condemned to the ostracism by Xavi Hernández, remaining out of the rotations implemented by the technician egarense. "Adama Has been important, especially in the back weeks to his arrival. Has a lot of competition with Ferran and Ousmane. When it was better that they, played. Now it is the other way around. It is a question of performance. We will decide his future when we know how is the economic situation", sintetizó Xavi in the previous press conference to the party in front of the getafe.
Lage Valued the impact of Adama in the 'Wolves'
"Adama Began the season with good performances and after this had a low period, without playing too much and neither with good performances. Afterwards, over time and the training, gave us the impact that needed. The last parties for us did what needed and marked goals and assistances", added the technician of the Wolverhampton on the step of Traoré by the club. The Spanish contested 20 parties in the Premier League 2021-2, annotating only a goal. If it concretises his return to England, the one of L'Hospitalet will have a new opportunity to recover his best version under the technical direction of the luso.