Former Celtic midfielder Victor Wanyama could make a return to the club today, with reports that the Scottish champions are interested in signing him.
The Daily Mail reported that the Hoops are considering an initial season-long loan move for the Tottenham midfielder and are hoping to conclude a deal for him before the transfer window closes today.
Ricky Sacks, creator and host of the Last Word on Spurs podcast, tweeted about Celtic’s interest in Wanyama via his channel @RickSpur.
[@MailSport] | Celtic are interested in signing Victor Wanyama from Tottenham Hotspur in this summer transfer window.
— Ricky Sacks (@RickSpur) September 1, 2019
The Kenya international came to Celtic in 2011 for just £900,000, as reported by Scotzine, and went on to make 91 appearances for the club in two seasons, scoring 13 goals.
One of those came in the famous 2-1 win over Barcelona in the 2012/13 Champions League, his header opening the scoring on a raucous night at Celtic Park. [via UEFA.com]
These Celtic fans on Twitter were pleading for the club to bring Wanyama back to Glasgow:
Would die a happy man if Victor came home
— The UnCivil Engineer (@bolesybhoy) September 1, 2019
Come home vic
— Martin McHugh (@martybhoy08) September 1, 2019
@CelticFC get this done and bring him home.
— Mark Brogan (@macscotieuk) September 1, 2019
Please please please please please please please please
— Robert Macpherson (@Robert_mac88) September 1, 2019
Just go and buy him @CelticFC
— chivs (@CHIVS105) September 1, 2019
What a signing that would be absolute quality player, him leaving would definitely weaken spurs squad especially if sissoko were to get injured. Can't believe a premiership club never come in for him earlier, would walk right into most teams
— Scott Thomson (@Sat1977Scott) September 1, 2019
— Patrick McBride (@Paddy88Bhoy) September 1, 2019
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