X

Sunday 19
May

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Big guns handed Traore warning

4th March 2019, 11:39 by Craig Smithson

Chelsea and Manchester United have been warned by Adama Traore that Wolves are determined to pick up more points off them.

Diogo Jota and Raul Jimenez struck in the first half to give the hosts a comfortable 2-0 win over Cardiff on Saturday.

With Wolves still in the hunt for European football next season, they go to Stamford Bridge next Sunday before hosting United in an FA Cup quarter-final tie six days later.

This season Nuno Espirito Santo's side have already beaten Chelsea 2-1 and drawn 1-1 with United, and Traore is ready for them again.

"It's two big games, and I think we will come out with the same mentality and go for the win," said the 23-year-old.

"The team has great mentality, whatever the game, whoever it's against, we go out with the same mentality. Against Cardiff, every player on the pitch showed up.

"Whatever team we are playing, we know in the Premier League it is tough. Every game is tough. On Saturday we had a very good game but we need to keep going.

"After you lose (at Huddersfield on Tuesday) it's difficult, and you have to come with the right attitude to the next game because no one wants to lose the games."

It was Traore's first Premier League start since December, and the £18million joint-record buy wanted to justify his selection.

"I'm so happy for the fans. They support me every day, every time I play, so I need to give them back with a performance," he told the club's official site.

"It's been a long time since I last started, but I waited for my moment and when I had the chance to play, I showed them what I can do."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Craig Smithson is a journalist with over two decades of experience at the keyboard. A life-long Middlesbrough fan, Craig has an in-depth knowledge of all football and is also a keen fan of boxing amongst other sports.

More Wolverhampton Wanderers

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Rondon on Wolves' radar

18th May 2019, 19:08

West Brom striker Salomon Rondon could become the first player in 25 years to cross the Black Country divide, with Wolves ready to bid.

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Wolves chief tips Richards to go all the way

17th May 2019, 10:46

Wolves academy chief Scott Sellars says Lewis Richards has a bright future after he was named academy player of the season.

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Bennett - That was my best ever season

17th May 2019, 10:40

Wolves centre-back Ryan Bennett believes he enjoyed the best season of his career as his team look to play in Europe next year.

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Mendes influence key for Wolves - Shi

16th May 2019, 10:30

Wolves chairman Jeff Shi has thanked super agent Jorge Mendes for working his magic at the club over the past few years.

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Wolves linked with Milan swoop

16th May 2019, 05:42

AC Milan striker Andre Silva looks to be up for grabs in the close season and Wolves remain in the hunt to do a deal.

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Wolves wait on midfielder move

15th May 2019, 09:54

Hector Herrera has pulled out of the Mexico squad due to take place in the Gold Cup as Wolves line up a swoop for the player.

Recent Sport Headlines

Burnley

Pope targeted by another Premier League side

19th May 2019, 19:23

Ex-Burnley boss Eddie Howe will reportedly make a £15million bid to take Clarets goalkeeper Nick Pope to Bournemouth.

Bournemouth

Howe eyes swoop on former club for England international

19th May 2019, 19:22

Bournemouth will reportedly make a £15million move for Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope as Eddie Howe continues his spending spree.

Cricket

Woakes shines in England victory

19th May 2019, 19:05

England seamer Chris Woakes recorded his third five-wicket haul in Sunday's ODI win over Pakistan to boost his World Cup hopes.

Tottenham Hotspur

Spurs boss on Bayern radar

19th May 2019, 18:51

Bayern Munich are ready to make a move to try and lure Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino away in the summer, reports have said.

Tennis

Nadal defeats Djokovic in Italian Open final

19th May 2019, 18:42

Rafael Nadal claimed his first ATP Tour title of 2019 after defeating Novak Djokovic in Sunday's Italian Open final.

Norwich City

Rhodes talks taking place - Report

19th May 2019, 18:39

Norwich are in talks to make Jordan Rhodes their first summer signing for a 'small fee', but his wages will be significant.

Cycling

More TT joy for Roglic

19th May 2019, 18:19

Primoz Roglic again showed his class against the clock as he took stage nine of this year's Giro d'Italia in San Marino.

Barcelona

Valverde cools talk of imminent Griezmann arrival

19th May 2019, 18:18

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde doesn't expect Antoine Griezmann to join the club from Atletico Madrid until the end of the season.