According to Sky Sports News, Tottenham are trying to push Victor Wanyama out the door before this evening’s deadline, and ExWHUemployee has claimed that West Ham could be open to bringing him to the London Stadium.
The 28-year-old struggled with injuries last season, and lost his place at Spurs as a result. Following the acquisition of Tanguy Ndombele, he will find it even harder to get into the side.
So a move away from north London might just be needed in order to reinvigorate his career.
And ExWHUemployee has claimed that he is still on the Hammers’ radar:
We were, reported it on the show a number of times, but we would have to sell or remove a senior oversees player from squad https://t.co/2tIQAwibiF
— ExWHUemployee (@ExWHUemployee) August 8, 2019
And what a signing Wanyama would be for West Ham.
He is strong, powerful, tenacious in the challenge – three things the Hammers have lacked in midfield since Cheikhou Kouyate’s exit last summer, and he would add some much needed solidarity to the manner in which Manuel Pellegrini’s side setup.
Wanyama is incredibly experienced and he would provide fantastic competition for Declan Rice.
The 20-year-old would also be able to learn a lot from the Kenyan.
The Sun claimed earlier this month that Tottenham could be willing to sell Wanyama for just £11.5 million. And that would represent excellent value for West Ham.
As Ex says, however, Pellegrini will have to get rid of a senior oversees player, if there is any chance whatsoever of the deal happening.