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Adama Traore

Postby AGENT_CLARET » Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:18 pm

This fast and tricky Middlesbrough winger has a buyout clause of £18m to be paid upfront. wolves have offered 10 million upfront and £12 million in instalments over the length of any contact offered making a total of 22 million. Do you think this would be a good signing for us at 18 million and move in on the deal.
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Re: Adama Traore

Postby SkiptonClaret » Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:19 pm

In a word No

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby jlup1980 » Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:21 pm

Classic example of a player who looks a world beater until he gets into the final third. His decision making and final ball are usually terrible.
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Re: Adama Traore

Postby Pearcey » Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:23 pm

He’ll go to Wolves.

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby Cleveleys_claret » Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:35 pm

Antonio at West Ham should be the winger we are in for. Somehow think we will be and he will sign before deadline day
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Re: Adama Traore

Postby SammyBoy » Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:49 pm

£18m for Traore would be terrible value even in today's market.

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby houseboy » Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:49 pm

Can't quite understand us talking about players the club have shown no interest in personally. It's like the NewsNow articles that go along the lines of 'players a club should invest in'. where the article talks about how good a buy a player would be for a club when no interest whatsoever has been shown by that club.

All a bit pointless.

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby NL Claret » Mon Aug 06, 2018 1:16 pm

As mentioned above, this lad is rapid and tricky however has no end product whatsoever.

No, no and no again. Next.

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby Jambounchained » Mon Aug 06, 2018 1:39 pm

He's absolutely awful. £18m is daylight robbery.

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby SparkyClaret » Mon Aug 06, 2018 1:40 pm

Cleveleys_claret wrote:Antonio at West Ham should be the winger we are in for. Somehow think we will be and he will sign before deadline day


I'd love it if this was true, but I can't see it happening. Just seems a bit out of the blue, can't think of where we've ever been linked to him

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby Cleveleys_claret » Mon Aug 06, 2018 2:17 pm

We were linked early on in window. West Ham seemed to be getting players in before letting others leave like most other clubs. Just have a feeling we will end up with him on transfer deadline day. West Ham the amount they have spent need to offload 2 or 3 wages before the end of the window. I can see him, Snodgrass, byram, hugill and Oxford all being available and possinly moving whether on loan or permanently

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby mkmel » Mon Aug 06, 2018 2:56 pm

Cleveleys_claret wrote:Antonio at West Ham should be the winger we are in for. Somehow think we will be and he will sign before deadline day



Antonio would be an excellent signing if we were to buy him

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby Estonhills » Mon Aug 06, 2018 3:56 pm

As a Boro fan, the second half of last season he was unreal, unplayable. Never seen a player as exciting as him since Juninho at the club. He is only 22, he will go onto much better things. I wish him well, he is far too good for the championship. His end product is improving. I think a few people will be surprised. 22m will turn out to be very good value for wolves.

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby mkmel » Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:13 pm

Estonhills wrote:As a Boro fan, the second half of last season he was unreal, unplayable. Never seen a player as exciting as him since Juninho at the club. He is only 22, he will go onto much better things. I wish him well, he is far too good for the championship. His end product is improving. I think a few people will be surprised. 22m will turn out to be very good value for wolves.



I had heard that he had improved considerably in the second half of last season with his decision making and end product

And he always had lightning speed so maybe he would have been a good buy for us but probably too late now
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Re: Adama Traore [suggestion]

Postby FactualFrank » Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:14 pm

No.

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby SGr » Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:26 am

Worth it for me. People saying he has no end product have absolutely zero clue :lol: 10 assists last season. Frighteningly good player

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby Damo » Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:31 am

I remember the season us and Boro went up. Karanka would have him switching wings at half time so he could coach him in play for the full 90 minutes.
I'd have him at Burnley in a shot. Still very raw but has loads of potential

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby cricketfieldclarets » Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:09 am

At 22m he has a decent pedigree already. Plenty of potential and years ahead of him.

Player of the year last year for Middlesbrough and has already played a good amount of games.

I'd have liked us to look at him.

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby karatekid » Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:59 am

18 mill to wolves. Having medical today.

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby SGr » Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:17 pm

Nixon saying we’re in for Bolasie now. Adama also a 1v1 player and a better one of that... I guess wolves can offer more in wages tho

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby claretdj » Sun May 05, 2019 11:04 am

Available for either a loan or permanent transfer this summer according to today's press. If dyche could sort his crossing out there would be some player there.

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby Barry_Chuckle » Sun May 05, 2019 11:09 am

If there's a player in there, Dyche will find it.
Would definitely give us pace.

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby andyh » Sun May 05, 2019 11:22 am

claretdj wrote:Available for either a loan or permanent transfer this summer according to today's press. If dyche could sort his crossing out there would be some player there.

It’s a yes from me. Sort of player I love to have on the halfway line when 1-0 up and holding on. Would make the opposition think twice about committing everyone forward. Games like Utd we invite the opposition to have an 11 man attack. He has the dribbling and pace to worry every defender in the league. Him on the right and McNeil on the left would be quite potent. Granted he should do better but Sean could well advise him to just keep it simple and our strikers are used to feeding in scraps.
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Re: Adama Traore

Postby Colburn_Claret » Sun May 05, 2019 11:27 am

Barry_Chuckle wrote:If there's a player in there, Dyche will find it.
Would definitely give us pace.

Pace is the only thing he would give us.
A headless chicken has more direction.
A big NO.
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Re: Adama Traore

Postby Petersa » Sun May 05, 2019 11:29 am

As a sprinter first rate. As a footballer rubbish

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby cricketfieldclarets » Sun May 05, 2019 11:44 am

100 percent would take him. Decent on the ball. Crossing can be hit and miss - but at least he gets into the positions! Quick. Strong. Direct. We lack all three of those.
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Re: Adama Traore

Postby Hipper » Sun May 05, 2019 11:45 am

I read he's 23 and signed a five year contract so if he's now available there's something not right.

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby NL Claret » Sun May 05, 2019 11:56 am

No, no and no again.

The sort of player that UTC posters / some Burnley fans love just because he's fast regardless that he's crap and has no end product.

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby Steve1956 » Sun May 05, 2019 12:03 pm

Showpony....something we dont need at our club.

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby depechedingle » Sun May 05, 2019 12:08 pm

Dane Richards was fast....

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby LeadBelly » Sun May 05, 2019 12:09 pm

If the stats on Fantasy Football are to be believed, this season (league games): 28 appearances, 874 minutes in total; 1 assist, 1 goal.
A lot of the times he's played, he came on as a sub for the last 15 mins or less, of the times he started - he was subbed off every time, never played 90 minutes.
At Wolves, he's a fair way down the pecking order (stiffish competition there in truth) and, if they splash the cash again, he could fall further behind so no surprise he might be "moved on".
I suspect he'll be Championship -bound and will do pretty well there. Speedy/tricky wingers do get better re decision-making/crossing as they get older so at 23 yo, there's still time for him to improve whilst maintaining his strength/speed.

The unofficial reported fee on joining Wolves was £18 million and I guess they'll want at least that for a transfer. Can't see us flashing that much cash on a gamble like this would be.

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby Swizzlestick » Sun May 05, 2019 12:13 pm

Actually thought he delivered a few decent crosses when he played at the Turf. He’s clearly erratic though and I can’t see him being in Dyche’s thoughts.

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby GodIsADeeJay81 » Sun May 05, 2019 12:29 pm

He was on silly money at Villa.
Would've been on silly money at Boro and will be on silly money at Wolves.

No thanks.

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby Claretpants » Sun May 05, 2019 12:45 pm

For that money why not got out for free agent Ribery at Bayern give him a year in the Premier before he retires!

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby Spijed » Sun May 05, 2019 12:46 pm

Tbf, Lennon is erratic with his crossing as well, so who knows?

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby PWBFC » Sun May 05, 2019 12:47 pm

I think he’s absolutely terrible. So, no thanks.

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby Swizzlestick » Sun May 05, 2019 12:47 pm

Spijed wrote:Tbf, Lennon is erratic with his crossing as well, so who knows?


Probably on a third of his wages.

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby TsarBomba » Sun May 05, 2019 12:48 pm

There would be some benefit to having a player like Traore in the squad.

Certainly away from home, when we’re under the cosh, he would provide us with an outlet, draw a foul, and help to relieve pressure. Much like Zaha, he would help drag the team up the pitch, which is something we desperately need.

Saying all that, I don’t think he would offer us value for money unless his end product improved dramatically. There are cheaper options out there.
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Re: Adama Traore

Postby FactualFrank » Sun May 05, 2019 12:49 pm

I can't see us beating Wolves to any player if they want him. Money wins.

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby bob-the-scutter » Sun May 05, 2019 12:55 pm

A chickenless head!

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby Giftonsnoidea » Sun May 05, 2019 1:20 pm

Big no from me also looks great until you need him to deliver a cross, we need to be looking abroad for value, good to be someone out there in our price range. We still desperately need a right winger with a right foot! Someone that has more than one good game in 40.

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby Goody1975 » Sun May 05, 2019 5:03 pm

If we bought/loaned him then we'd have to revert to playing a 4-5-1/4-3-3 to accommodate him. Then we'd have to buy a second player who is comfortable playing the number ten role and we still wouldn't have solved to massive issue we have with the central midfield.

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby dougcollins » Sun May 05, 2019 5:52 pm

Hell no. The epitome of flattering to deceive. A modern day John Francis.

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby Foulthrow » Sun May 05, 2019 5:58 pm

There’s as much chance of me being in the starting eleven for next season than Traore. If anyone ever asked “what’s the complete opposite to a Dyche player?”, it’s this lad. At times he looks like a world beater until he actually has to do something meaningful.

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby SGr » Sun May 05, 2019 9:00 pm

Would rather him than Lennon but wages likely to be a problem now.

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby thatdberight » Sun May 05, 2019 9:11 pm

No. The other thing about somebody like this is that he's only ever one injury from being permanently not much use. All he's got is pace. Take even a little bit off that and what have you got? A winger who doesn't cross very well.

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby thatdberight » Sun May 05, 2019 9:14 pm

FactualFrank wrote:I can't see us beating Wolves to any player if they want him. Money wins.


They don't.

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby Darnhill Claret » Sun May 05, 2019 9:21 pm

I’m surprised he hasn’t been tried down the middle, or maybe he has.

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Re: Adama Traore

Postby Vegas Claret » Sun May 05, 2019 9:34 pm

This is Traore
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Re: Adama Traore

Postby CharlieinNewMexico » Mon May 06, 2019 8:33 am

I'd try him straight through the middle, because crossing is obviously not his forte!

A bit like Steve Kindon.


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