Date: 21st November 2019 at 8:30pm
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Morgan Gibbs-White is an injury doubt ahead of Saturday’s Bournemouth clash and Premier Injuries say Adama Traore is also touch and go. The 23-year-old is recovering from a hamstring injury and has a ‘50%’ chance of facing the Cherries.

Will we beat Bournemouth?

Yes, We are on a good run

Yes, We are on a good run

No, tough fixture

No, tough fixture

Traore has made 20 appearances in all competitions this season, scoring and creating seven goals. The Wolverhampton Wanderers winger is a regular under Nuno Espirito Santo and has become an important player due to his pace and creativity in wide areas.

As per WhoScored, Traore has racked up 832 minutes of top-flight football, creating 12 chances, averaging 21.5 passes-per-game, making 40 successful dribbles (63%), whipping in 48 crosses with 21% accuracy and averaging a tackle (15) or interception (6) every 39 minutes.

Despite his outstanding form in 2019/20, Nuno won’t want to risk exacerbating his hamstring injury by playing him too soon on Saturday. So if Traore isn’t 100%, he’ll have to sit out against Bournemouth. That could open the door to Pedro Neto or Matt Doherty being given the nod.

Wolves could move into the top-six with a win over the Cherries but getting a result will be much harder without Traore.

Read Crippy Cooke’s previous article