Adama Traoré will join Premier League side Wolves in a €20m deal

Adama Traoré will join Premier League side Wolves in a €20m deal

Zinchenko has been reluctant to leave City and it has since been reported that Wolves have given up on signing the prodigious 21-year-old, who featured regularly on City's tour of the United States.

Pulis is trying to sign "quality players" before tomorrow's transfer deadline but the tools already at his disposal showed that Boro can be a force in the Sky Bet Championship, irrespective of any incomings.

Tony Pulis's side, which drew 2-2 at Millwall in their season opener, started brightly against the Blades and took the lead just seven minutes into the match.

Defender Aden Flint made it two, before former England winger Stewart Downing's speculative effort bobbled home in only the 25th minute.

The former Stoke boss said: "Adama was my best buddy so to lose him is really hard".

West Brom, bidding to seal an immediate return to the Premier League after suffering relegation from the top flight last term, avoided starting the campaign with back-to-back defeats thanks to Matt Phillips's 87th-minute strike. You could say, "stay here and get us in the Premier League" but that's not the way the world works.

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Speaking to his new club's official website, Traore said: 'I'm so happy to have signed.

"We did offer Adama a contract, a very good contract, but he wants to stretch himself".

Portugal internationals Rui Patricio and Joao Moutinho have also joined while Diogo Jota and Willy Boly have signed permanent deals after loan spells last season.

"I really like Vida, I have really enjoyed watching him at the World Cup".

United manager Chris Wilder sent his charges out early ahead of the restart but to little avail as the Teessiders picked up from where they left off before the break.

"And that's what happens, so we understand that, we understand it and we want to protect them as much as we can but when it's right, give them a go".