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Premier League winger waiting for Barcelona interest before considering Tottenham move

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With just one week left for the winter transfer market to close, matters are getting hot in the Barcelona offices.

Ferran Torres’ signing has given the club a high-quality reinforcement in the forward department. However, the exclusion of Ousmane Dembele from the team plans has once again left them in a similar situation.

Adama Traore has been linked with a move to Barcelona for over a year now. The La Masia graduate found success in England, but itches to return home.

According to reports from SPORT, the player already has an offer from Tottenham Hotspurs on the table. However, he is waiting for Barcelona to decide their stance on his availability. The Catalans would need to shell out around €10 million for his signing.

Spurs are said to be confident about pulling the deal off. Yet, the decision still lies in Barcelona’s hands for the player has a clear preference to return to Spain.

The Wolverhampton player has only scored one goal in the Premier League this season in 20 matches. He has created three big chances and averages a key pass every game. However, he completes a whopping 4.2 dribbles per 90, averaging a completion rate of 81%.

Moreover, his dominating physique and pace are other aspects of his game that attract attention. He can play on both wings, though better placed on the right.

Traore’s agent, Jorge Mendes, has a great relationship with Barcelona’s sporting staff.

It remains to be seen in the club consider a player of his profile a necessity or prefer signing a defender as deadline day nears.

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