What can we tell you about him?
1) The first thing to stand out about Traore is his height. He is 6 foot 8, taller than Peter Crouch and the same height as Nikola Zigic.
2) Lacina Traore is a striker, born in the Ivory Coast. He is only 22-years-old, and relies on not only his aerial ability, but his pace and power too.
3) He currently plays for Russian Premier League club Kuban Krasnodar, after signing from Romanian side Cluj last summer for £5 million. He scored 18 goals in 38 games for the club in his debut season.
4) Traore has Champions League experience, scoring goals against Roma, Basel, and Copenhagen.
5) He was linked with signing for Swansea City in April, lending credence to the rumours Brendan Rodgers is interested in signing him. He has previously been linked with both Chelsea and Arsenal. And no, he's not related to Djimi...
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