FC Barcelona winger Adama Traore is on the verge of signing for Liverpool FC, with the player set to fly to Merseyside for medical today, as per reports in Catalan newspaper Sport.


Adama Traore is a promising Barca B prospect, who scored three goals and made 14 assists in 37 appearances last season for his side.

With the signature of Arda Turan to add to the existing line up of inside/wide forward at FC Barcelona that consists of Pedro, Messi, Suarez, Neymar, and Munir, Traore expects his chances to be limited at the club and is keen to move away from the Catalan giants.

‘Liverpool FC to sign Traore’

According to the Catalan newspaper Sport, Liverpool FC are keen to make Traore their seventh signing of the summer.

But Spanish newspaper Sport claim Traore is waiting for an agreement between his club and Liverpool FC before potentially jetting in for a medical at Merseyside, today.

Adama Traore in profile

Traore made his FC Barcelona debut at just 17 years of age in November 2013, when the then manager Tata Martino bought him on to replace Neymar in the 81st minute against Granada. In the process, Traore became the 9th youngest player in the history of the club.

Traore is of Malian origin but was born in Hospitalet de Llobregat. He has made 4 appearances for the Blaugrana, scoring once.

The FC Barcelona official website describes Traore as:

Adama combines physical strength with technique and tactical discipline thanks to spending his whole youth career at Bar a. He has been one of the outstanding members of every team hea s ever played for, being fast and strong and difficult to defend against. He tends to play very direct football, and is especially lethal with his assists from the by-line, although he scores goals of his own as well

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