Victor Wanyama open to Celtic return

A general view as rain falls prior to the UEFA Europa League Group A match between Celtic FC and AFC Ajax at Celtic Park on November 26, 2015 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Tottenham Hotspur star Victor Wanyama left Celtic for Southampton in 2013.

Chelsea's Nigerian midfielder Victor Moses (L) vies with Tottenham Hotspur's Kenyan midfielder Victor Wanyama (C) and Tottenham Hotspur's Belgian midfielder Mousa Dembele during the...

Tottenham Hotspur defensive midfielder Victor Wanyama has suggested to that he could return to Celtic in the future.

Wanyama joined Scottish giants Celtic from Belgian club Germinal Beerschot in the summer of 2011 for a transfer fee reported by BBC Sport to be worth £900,000.

The Kenya international enjoys two successful years at Celtic Park, winning the league title in 2012 and 2013 and the Scottish Cup in 2013.

Victor Wanyama of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring his sides fifth goal during the Premier League match between Hull City and Tottenham Hotspur at the KC Stadium on May 21, 2017 in...

The 26-year-old then earned the move to Southampton, with the Premier League club paying Celtic a transfer fee of £12.5 million - as reported by BBC Sport - in order to secure his services in the summer of 2013.

Wanyama was hugely successful at the Saints and moved to Premier League rivals Tottenham in the summer of 2016.

Victor Wanyama of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring his sides first goal with Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester...

The Kenyan has established himself as an important player at Spurs and is one of the first names on the teamsheet when he is fit.

The defensive midfielder seems to be open to the idea of returning to Celtic at some point in the future.

Wanyama told when asked if he will ever return to play for Celtic: “Yes!! Why not? I’ve still got a lot of love for the club and I still follow the club, so who knows I might be back at the club in the future.”

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