Report: Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama lined up for shock switch by Dortmund

Tottenham Hotspur's Kenyan midfielder Victor Wanyama (L) rises above Chelsea's Danish defender Andreas Christensen (R) during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham...

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is reportedly wanted by Borussia Dortmund.

Tottenham Hotspur's Kenyan midfielder Victor Wanyama (L) rises above Chelsea's Danish defender Andreas Christensen (R) during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham...

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is a transfer target for Borussia Dortmund, German newspaper BILD report.

Wanyama is on a shortlist of players Dortmund are keen on, but the report does add that defensive midfield is not as urgent as others, after they signed Thomas Delaney from Werder Bremen last week.

Ex-Celtic ace Wanyama signed for Tottenham from Southampton two years ago, but fell out of favour last season after being a regular in his first.

Tottenham Hotspur's Kenyan midfielder Victor Wanyama runs with the ball during the English Premier League football match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Tottenham Hotspur at the...

He missed the first part of the season with injury and then played irregularly upon his return, being sat on the bench for Tottenham's FA Cup semi-final defeat.

To sign Wanyama, Dortmund may have to pay big.

Victor Wanyama of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield on February 4, 2018 in...

The Mail reported earlier this summer that Tottenham are ready to let him go, providing they receive a bid in the £50 million range.

This certainly seems excessive, and Dortmund are regarded as sensible spenders.

Spurs would have to lower their asking price to make a move viable for the Kenyan.

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