In case you hadn’t seen, Adama Traore has been an absolute machine for Wolves this season.
The Spaniard has come of age and change into one of many highest wingers within the Premier League, scoring 4 targets and including 9 assists in 37 matches this season.
The 24-year-old has additionally been key to Wolves’ spectacular Europa League run, which continues on Tuesday as they tackle Spanish aspect Sevilla within the quarter-finals, which you’ll hearken to LIVE on talkSPORT now.
Traore is so fast and bodily that he’s extremely troublesome to deal with, and due to this fact very simple to foul.
And one picture circulating on social media has proven the winger being lathered in oil by one of many membership’s physios.
Talking to talkSPORT, Wolves captain Conor Coady defined why Traore likes to get greased up.
“It’s one thing that comes from him and the physios and clearly makes it tougher for gamers to seize maintain of him,” he mentioned.
“Once I first began seeing it I assumed: ‘God he’s having himself somewhat bit right here!’
“However there’s a cause behind it and it’s one thing he desires to do. He spoke to the physio about it to see how he can get higher and cease getting fouled.
“As everybody is aware of, he will get fouled loads as a result of he’s so fast and so direct but when that works for him than that’s nice for him and us.
“He’s received huge arms, he can get away with it could actually’t he?”
That child oil was put to exceptionally good use within the early levels of the quarter-final tie as he gained Wolves a penalty.
His lung-busting run, which noticed him pierce by means of the center of the Sevilla defence, left centre-back Diego Carlos no alternative however to journey him up contained in the field.
Nonetheless, Wolves didn’t benefit from this golden alternative as Raul Jimenez’s tentative penalty was stored out by Sevilla glovesman Bono.
The winner of the tie will face Manchester United within the semi-finals subsequent Monday. The Purple Devils received the higher of FC Copenhagen.