It has been reported that Leeds United have launched a £30m bid to sign Adama Traore from Wolves in what would be a club-record signing.
Leeds have landed the service of Junior Firpo this summer to solve their issues at left-back, with a midfielder and winger now firmly on Marcelo Bielsa’s radar.
The priority seems to be a midfielder, but there are plenty of suggestions that Leeds are working on a deal for a winger.
According to Duncan Castles, Leeds have made a £30m bid to sign Traore from Wolves. Victor Orta has previously signed the winger for Middlesbrough and links to the 25-year-old have been regular over the course of the summer.
In three seasons at Molineux, Traore has scored seven goals and registered 12 assists for Wolves, making 103 appearances in the Premier League too.
Traore is also a Spain international and was part of their squad at Euro 2020 earlier in the summer.
In terms of the quoted fee, it would be a club-record for Leeds, who smashed their own record to bring Rodrigo Moreno in for £27m last summer.
At what stage Leeds’ interest in Traore stands at, we aren’t so sure. However, the reports of the club’s interest in him will not go away, which is interesting.
Traore is unique in terms of his pace and power. He’s great to watch when he’s in full flow, even if his productivity in the final third is a little bit inconsistent.
Bielsa improves players and has done throughout his three years at Elland Road. The thought of him getting his teeth into Traore is quite something; if he can tap into his talent, Leeds could have a real weapon.
The options Leeds have out wide are already good, but somewhere with raw pace like Traore would, undoubtedly, improve Bielsa’s side.
Let’s see if anything more concrete comes to light.