Former England international Paul Robinson believes that he can see Liverpool signing Adama Traore in time for the start of next season.
The 24-year-old has shone for the West Midlands based outfit during the current campaign and received plenty of praise along the way since his £18m move from Middlesbrough in 2018.
The right-winger has scored seven goals and provided 13 assists in 79 appearances for Wolves and has caught the eye of manager Jurgen Klopp, who described him as “unplayable” after our 2-1 victory over his team back in January.
Speaking to Football Insider, Robinson stated that the former Aston Villa ace could be one of the most improved players that the league has ever seen.
Should Liverpool sign Adama Traore?
“I think it is somebody Liverpool will be looking at anyway”, he said.
“Traore has had an outstanding season. I do not think anybody has improved in the Premier League like he has – so visibly.
“From running down blind alleys with no end product to scoring goals, finding intelligent passes and consistently delivering end product with his unbelievable speed. He is causing defenders all sorts of problems. Nobody knows whether to drop off or come tight because he gets past you.
“His development as a player and an athlete has been great to watch. I can see Liverpool signing him.”
The same source revealed that the Wanderers have put a £70m price tag on the winger’s head as the Reds strongly consider a move for him at the end of the 2019/20 campaign.
Although Real Madrid are interested in taking both Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane to the Spanish capital with fees both over £100m, it is believed to be unlikely that we will lose either one of our key assets next summer.
Although Traore is a good player, that price for a man that has only scored seven goals for his club is barbaric, to say the least. We would almost be breaking our transfer record for someone that has had one good season.
The Reds need to be patient. The player still has three years left on his current deal and need to tread carefully if they are to secure this deal and not to throw money at it.