Report: Chelsea could still sign £15m player who Jurgen Klopp says is totally 'unplayable' this summer

Chelsea are reportedly keeping an eye on Wolverhampton Wanderers player Adama Traore, whose time at Molineux Stadium may be coming to an end.

According to 90min, Traore may be available to sign from Wolves for around £15million this summer.

It is understood that both Chelsea and Tottenham are monitoring the versatile 26-year-old star.

The report adds the Spaniard wants to try secure a transfer move before the window shuts, too.

Traore, who’s been described as “unplayable” in the past by Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp, can be electric on his day with raw pace, power and directness.

He’s spent most of his career as an attacker that’s effective on the wings, but in a Wolves shirt has proven he can also do a job as a right wing-back.

Interestingly, Chelsea’s interest in Traore would be for him to provide cover for Reece James in the wing-back spot.

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Chelsea eye Adama Traore

For £15million or under, Traore may be worth a punt for a lot of Premier League clubs.

There aren’t many quicker players in world football, so having a weapon like that in your ranks is really useful. In particular, if you plan to use him as an impact substitute late in games.

However, his inconsistency has disrupted his career so far and he found himself in and out of the Barcelona XI when he joined them on loan for the second half of last season.

If he’s happy playing second fiddle to James at Stamford Bridge, this is potentially an exciting deal.

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Right wing-back targets

Traore’s yet another player linked this summer as someone to join as competition for Reece James.

Southampton’s 25-year-old full-back Kyle Walker-Peters is reportedly someone discussed internally at Chelsea as a possible target before the window shuts.

Also, Inter Milan’s 26-year-old right-back Denzel Dumfries is reportedly a player the Blues want to sign.

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