Report: Celtic keen on signing Spurs midfielder in January

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Dom Le Roy

According to a report in the Glasgow Evening Times, Tottenham Hotspur are keen to sell Victor Wanyama in the January transfer window.

Spurs have reportedly told the Kenyan that he is free to find a new club.

Scottish giants Celtic are said to be interested in bringing him back to the club in January. The Kenyan international had two extremely successful years at Celtic before moving to Southampton in 2013.

Wanyama enjoyed a great start to his Spurs career after moving to North London in the summer of 2016 for £11million (BBC) and went on to establish a formidable partnership in the middle of the park with Mousa Dembele.

However, the 28-year-old has suffered multiple injuries over the last couple of seasons that have seen his opportunities dry up and it now looks like he is very much surplus to requirements at the club.

Celtic boss Neil Lennon is reportedly a fan of the Spurs midfielder and it is claimed that the Scottish giants are hoping the Spurs midfielder agrees to take a considerable pay cut in order to complete his return to Celtic.

Lennon has previously revealed that he did try and bring Wanyama back to the club in January and hinted that a move in January is not off the cards (Scottish Sun).

Spurs Web Opinion

Victor Wanyama’s Tottenham career is a case of what might have been as if not for his injuries, I believe he would have continued to be an important member of the side. A move back to Celtic would likely suit all parties as it is unclear if the Kenyan international’s body can still handle the demands of the Premier League.

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