Aston Villa newbie Adama Traore vows to return to his former club Barcelona one day

Camp Nou, Barcelona - Mes Que un Club

The Spanish youth international is clearly keen to prove himself at Barcelona in the future.

Aston Villa recently snapped up exciting winger Adama Traore from Barcelona. The young Spanish attacker arrived for a fee reported by the BBC to be in the region of £7 million.

The 19-year-old talent signed a five-year deal at the club however The Telegraph reported that Barcelona also inserted a three-year buyback clause in his deal – a common practice from Spanish sides.

Now Traore has given the clearest indication yet that should Barca come back for him at any point, he would jump at the chance of returning.

He told Sport.es of this fact yesterday, whilst also mentioning that he held no conversations with current Barca first-team coach Luis Enrique prior to his departure:

"I'm going to return to Barca.

"I did not talk to Luis Enrique. I only realised he did not want me. There are things that must be accepted and I must continue to grow.

"It was time to go.

"If I get the opportunity to return I will make the most of it."

Villa fans could of course take this one of two ways.

Firstly there is the negative way. Traore is essentially using Villa as a knee-up toward impressing his former employers into signing him back within three seasons.

Then there is the positive. Traore has already demonstrated his mercurial ability to the Villa fans in his two appearances for the club. If he can continue to perform like that he will certainly be a huge asset to the club in the years to come.

If he eventually ends up re-joining Barcelona you can guarantee it will be at a profit to Aston Villa financially.

The ideal scenario is that he is a star for Villa but Barca do not bring him back, but Villa should be prepared for the fact that Traore may not be at Villa Park for the long-term – but enjoy the ride while he is there.

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