In case you hadn’t observed, Adama Traore has been an absolute machine for Wolves this season.
The Spaniard has come of age and grow to be one of many absolute best 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 continued on Thursday after they eradicated Olympiacos due to a Raul Jimenez penalty.
Traore is so fast and bodily that he’s extremely tough 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.
Chatting with 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.
“After I first began seeing it I believed: ‘God he’s having himself somewhat bit right here!’
“However there’s a purpose behind it and it’s one thing he needs 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 so much 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 obtained massive arms, he can get away with it could possibly’t he?”
Coady additionally spoke of his admiration for striker Raul Jimenez, who been a pivotal participant for the Wanderers of their run to the quarter-finals of the competitors.
“While you have a look at the purpose involvements and the targets he scores, folks go: ‘Wow, what a participant,’” he mentioned.
“However whenever you really play with him – or behind him – it’s how intelligent he’s defensively what makes him so particular.
“He’s the primary one to pressure gamers into positions the place we would like the ball to be. In the event you watch him behind the ball – and never many do to be trustworthy due to his purpose involvements – whenever you play behind him and see how good he’s at organising the ball and profitable it again, that’s what so massive to us.
“He’s a fully phenomenal participant.”