New Aston Villa signing Adama Traore was better than us when he was 8 (video) 4 years ago

New Aston Villa signing Adama Traore was better than us when he was 8 (video)

It's widely believed that Aston Villa have secured a gem in Barcelona youngster Adama Traore, and watching this video it's easy to understand why.

As the footage charts his progress through Barca's world-renowned La Masia academy, there are plenty of examples of the talent that led many to tip the 19-year-old for big things at the Nou Camp.

https://youtu.be/QAoOIUihSkc


Barcelona's loss is Villa's gain, and Tim Sherwood is understandably chuffed at his new recruit.

"He's dynamic, very quick and a maverick-type player - you never know what he's going to do next and I mean that as a compliment," the manager told BBC.

And just to emphasise how young Traore is compared to current Barca legend Andres Iniesta, look at the size difference between the duo in this clip...

https://youtu.be/1yMDz3R3XKA