Aston Villa have agreed to Barcelona’s request to include a buy-out clause in their agreement for Adama Traore.

The Villans have reportedly beaten off competition from Liverpool and Stoke City for the signature of the talented youngster from Barcelona this summer.

The 19-year-old has signed a three-year contract with Tim Sherwood’s men, with an option for a fourth year, meaning he could stay at Villa Park until 2019.

The Villans are expected to pay a fee of around €10m for the player and according to Mundo Deportivo, Barcelona have inserted a buy-back option in the agreement with Aston Villa.

The Catalan giants are aware of the talent that Adama possesses and are unwilling to lose sight of a player who they feel has the potential to become world class in the future.


Adama has already undergone a medical with Aston Villa and the Premier League giants are expected to make a formal announcement soon.

Liverpool were keen to snap up the Barcelona starlet and Stoke City were also keen to add him to their array of La Masia graduates this summer.

The winger turned out for Barcelona B last season but with the team being relegated to the third tier of Spanish football, the youngster was keen to play at a higher level this term.