Report: Spurs target swoop for Victor Wanyama, Pochettino seeks ideal reunion

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Tottenham are reportedly lining up a move to sign Southampton star Victor Wanyama.

According to the Daily Mirror, Tottenham Hotspur are ready to make a move for Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama this summer.

Spurs have already added four new signings this summer, with Toby Alderweireld, Kevin Wimmer, Kieran Trippier and Clinton N'Jie all arriving at White Hart Lane.

Now though, Mauricio Pochettino has just under two weeks to get his remaining business done, with fans still keen to see a powerful midfielder and a striker brought in.

Reports now suggest that Pochettino is about to make a move to solve one of those problems by targeting Southampton star Wanyama.

The Kenyan international, 24, was signed by Pochettino during his time as Southampton boss in 2013, and has established himself as one of the most physically dominant central midfielders in the Premier League ever since his move from Celtic.

Now, The Mirror believe that Tottenham are ready to make their move for Wanyama, with Pochettino believing that the midfielder can be the ideal man to protect the Spurs back four - something they desperately needed during Saturday's 2-2 draw against Stoke City.

A reunion with his former Saints boss could be very appealing to Wanyama, but having lost so many players over the course of the last 14 months, Southampton will be desperate to keep their midfield powerhouse, especially having lost his partner Morgan Schneiderlin to Manchester United earlier this summer.

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