Luis Enrique has shared
his thoughts on Adama Traore and the Spain boss revealed the Wolves star
is closing in on an international call up as Traore deliberates on his
has enjoyed a breakthrough season which has seen the speedster score
six goals and provide 10 assists for his team-mates to help keep Nuno
Espirito Santo’s side firing in Europe and the Premier League.
performances have put Traore on the verge of a call up to the Spanish
international side. The 24-year-old grew up in Barcelona after his
parents moved from Mali and he is eligible to represent Spain as well as
Spain boss Enrique has heaped praise on Traore for his displays this
season, revealing that he’s had his eye on the winger since he was at
the Barcelona academy.
‘We have known him very well for many years,’ he told Marca. ‘When we were at Barcelona, he was in our plans.
‘He has evolved a lot. He’s a very interesting player. We are delighted with his performances.’
is undecided on which country he wishes to pledge his international
allegiance to. Last November, the Wolves star said he wanted to
represent Mali but days later he received a call-up to the Spain team.
However, he pulled out of the squad with an injury and was replaced by Pablo Sarabia.