BARCELONA have reportedly made their first move in bringing Wolves winger Adama Traore back to the Nou Camp.
The Blaugrana were linked with a swoop for the 26-year-old on Wednesday and are acting fast in looking to secure his services this month.
Wolves winger Adama Traore has been linked with moves to Barcelona and Tottenham this monthCredit: Rex
Spanish news outlet Mundo Deportivo have stated that Barca have made their first move to sign Traore
Tottenham have been desperate to land the Spain international since the summer, with the club already having a £15million offer knocked back in January.
And SunSport stated how Spurs were lining up an improved £20m bid after making him their No1 target in the winter transfer window.
But in a blow for the North London outfit, the Blaugarana now appear to be the frontrunners in luring the player away from Molineux.
According to Mundo Deportivo, the LaLiga giants are keen on landing Traore to replace Ousmane Dembele.
The French winger is out of contract in the summer and Barca are hoping to offload him before the market slams shut.
With Dembele potentially on his way out, Traore has been singled out to be his perfect replacement.
Spanish news outlet Mundo claim that Xavi’s side have been offered the chance to bring the forward back to Catalonia, which they are prepared to do.
Traore started off his career at Barca having joined their famed La Masia academy in 2004, before making his first team debut in November 2013.
He would go on to score once in four games for the club, before being sold to Aston Villa in August 2015.
The eight-cap Spain international, who is tied down at Wolves until 2023, refused to rule out a return to Barca in an interview last summer.
The former Middlesbrough ace told RAC1: “Would I like to go back to Barcelona?
“Barca is my home, it’s the reality. I grew up there, I spent ten years at La Masia.
“From here we would have to see it, manage it with my agents and also see what role Barca would like.”
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