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Traore misses Wolves romp due to passport

Pyunik 0 Wolves 4

By Robert Jones

Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo revealed Adama Traore missed the 4-0 win in the Europa League qualifying third round first leg against Pyunik because he forgot his passport.

The faux pas prevented the 23-year-old making the 6,370-mile round trip where his side - who visit Leicester in their Premier League opener on Sunday - moved a step closer to the group stages thanks to Matt Doherty's opener, a double from Raul Jimenez and Ruben Neves' late penalty.

Nuno revealed that his winger only brought an ID card with him.

"He had a problem with his passport... he didn't know," the Portuguese said after the game.

"It's impossible to travel with an ID card so he couldn't travel with us. He'll join us for the next game."

Wolves blitzed the Armenian side to put one foot into the play-off round against Torino or Shakhtyor Soligorsk.

Nuno, who made no transfer dealings as the window closed yesterday, added: "One of the worries I had of the transfer window was about no one going out. So, that's more important."

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