Tottenham ready to offload Wanyama for Sh7 billion
Tottenham Hotspur are ready to let go off Kenya international midfielder Victor Wanyama in June for a fee of upto Sh7 billion, the Daily Mail has reported.
The Harambee Stars captain has spent the last two years at the London club after arriving from Southampton in a Sh1.5 billion deal. The former Celtic midfielder still has three years remaining on his contract with Spurs.
But following an injury hit season and losing his place in the first team, it is understood that Tottenham are keen to ‘offload’ the 26-year-old, alongside Danny Rose, Toby Alderweireld and Mousa Dembele.
Since partially recovering from a long term injury towards the end of last year, Wanyama has featured in a bit part roles for Spurs.
He started on the bench during the FA Cup semi-final loss to Manchester United last weekend, a game considered the most important for the club this season.
In this contest Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino preferred a central midfield combination consisting Dembele, Eric Dier and Delli Alli in central midfield.
It is reported the potential sale of Wanyama and his aforementioned teammates will in turn fund a spending spree that will enable the club compete to win silverware even as the first team prepares to return and play at a refurbished White Hart Lane during the 2018-2019 season.
Wanyama is still recovering from an injury he sustained while featuring for his club in pre-season in the US.
Since then, the player was reported to have suffered a swollen knee after intense training sessions and matches and requires the services of a personal doctor and physio.
Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea have been mentioned as some keen admirers of Wanyama in the recent past.