Liverpool officials are reportedly flying to Barcelona on Thursday hoping to seal a deal for 19-year-old winger Adama Traore.
Respected Spanish radio station broadcaster Gerard Romero tweeted the news on Thursday morning:
— Gerard Romero (@gerardromero) July 30, 2015
Which translates as:
Adama, who is primarily a right winger, has made just one La Liga appearance for Barcelona’s first-team, coming on as a late substitute in a 4-0 victory over Granada in November 2013, aged 17.
This was followed by his Champions League debut, playing the last 8 minutes as the Catalan giants went down 1-2 to Ajax just three days later.
Elsewhere, Norwich City confirmed the loan signing of Liverpool defender Andre Wisdom on Wednesday night. The 22-year-old will spend the whole 2015/16 season at Carrow Road, with Liverpool netting £1.25 million from the deal.
Manager Tony Pulis talked up the prospect of what the 33-year-old could bring to the Hawthorns, despite his miserable season with Liverpool since signing from Southampton a year ago. td_ad_box spot_id=”custom_ad_2″]
“Rickie is available,” Pulis said. “Liverpool have made that known. We’d be interested.
“It’s very important that we get players who will score goals. Rickie’s got a great goalscoring record.
“From what I can gather from people at Liverpool his fitness levels are very, very good, and he is desperate to play football.”
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