Liverpool and Manchester City ‘set to battle it out for the signing of Adama Traore’ as Nuno Espirito Santo is told that Wolves ‘may have to sell’ the rapid winger to raise funds due to covid-19Wolves are reportedly considering the sale of Adama Traore to raise funds The club’s owners Fosun International have been hit by the impact of covid-19Liverpool and Manchester City are believed to be interested in the rapid winger 

Wolves are reportedly considering whether to cash in on star player Adama Traore with both Liverpool and Manchester City reportedly interested.

The club’s owners Fosun International are believed to have been heavily impacted by covid-19 and are looking to raise funds.

Now the Daily Mirror have reported that boss Nuno Espirito Santo has been told he needs to raise transfer funds and the club may have to be forced into selling the player.

Liverpool and Manchester City are both reported to be keen on signing winger Adama Traore 

Nuno Espirito Santo has reportedly been told that Wolves need to raise funds this summer

The report states that the Portuguese manager is ‘desperate’ to hold onto top goalscorer Raul Jimenez but is prepared to listen to offers for Traore.

Both Liverpool and Manchester City have both expressed an interest in the speedy winger and Wolves are reportedly hoping that either of the two giants put in a substantial bid for the 24-year-old.

Reigning Premier League champions Liverpool and runners-up Manchester City both regard Traore, who is rated as the fastest player in the top flight, as an impact player who could improve their squads and challenge for a starting berth.

Traore has been terrorising defences up and down the country since he joined Wolves in 2018

The Spaniard destroyed Manchester City in both of Wolves’ league wins against Pep Guardiola’s side last season, scoring three goals across the two games. 

Wolves were perhaps unfortunate not to get a result against Liverpool but Traore again starred against Jurgen Klopp’s side, famously giving Andy Robertson one of his toughest games in a Reds’ shirt.

Traore joined Wolves in 2018 for £18m from Middlesbrough having previously played for Aston Villa and Barcelona.

If Wolves should sell him it would take a substantially larger off to tempt the West Midlands club to sell one of their star assets.

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