Adama Traoré’s buffed up stature is profoundly renowned in the Premier League. Standing at 5 foot 10 inches tall, the Spaniard is regarded by many to be the fastest footballer on the planet.
It’s his skilful and lightening quick displays on the right-wing for Nuno’s side that has seen the 24-year-old attract attention from several of the heavyweights in the league.
However, the downside of Traore’s power-packed style of play has been that beaten defenders often try to hold back the Wolves star by tugging at his arms and put a stop to his surging runs.
The former Barcelona youth player had to pay the cost for it when he dislocated his shoulder against Spurs in December. Since then, there have been further instances where the Spanish forward’s shoulder popped out as a result of players tugging on his arms.
The most recent example of this came against Sheffield United, where Traore had to soldier his way for 77 minutes with a dislocated shoulder. The club is waiting for the end of the current campaign to have Adama Traore undergo surgery.
Until then, the club has devised a unique formula to prevent defenders from causing further damage to the shoulder of the Wolves star.
In their Europa League match against Olympiakos, the 24-year-old winger was spotted lubricating his arms with baby oil as a means to protect himself –