While Traore played down the prospect of moving to Stoke this week after Potters boss Mark Hughes checked on him on Sunday against Osasuna B, Sport says the midfielder could be urged to accept their offer.
Barca B coach Eusebio Sacristan wants to see the deal happen, having been left disappointed with Traore's progress this season.
The midfielder, while regarded highly inside La Masia, has been dropped for recent games by Eusebio.
Along with Traore, Hughes also wants Barca teammate Sandro and is sure to step up talks today after Bojan Krkic was ruled out for the season with a knee injury.
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