Southampton still want Wanyama
Neil Lennon has revealed Southampton have renewed their interest
in Victor Wanyama, who has been left ‘a bit confused’ by the
Â£12million-rated Celtic midfielder Wanyama was close
to a move to St Mary’s earlier in July after a transfer fee was
agreed but the deal reportedly broke down due to a failure to
settle personal terms.
Southampton, though, have not given up their pursuit of the
Kenyan star and, after Saturday’s 2-1 friendly defeat by Cluj,
Lennon has confirmed an offer to Celtic still exists.
“I had a chat with Victor and he’s a wee bit confused but what
we gather is that Southampton have re-ignited their interest,” said
Lennon in the Sunday Mail.
“They’ve shown an interest again and the bid is there. It’s all
about the negotiations between Saints and the agent now. I’d
imagine that might get the ball rolling again.
“I’ve only seen Victor for a couple of days but he trained with
the rest of the squad who didn’t play against Cluj.
“If nothing materialises, he’ll play some of the [friendly] game
on Tuesday against Greuther Furth.”