Tottenham ace Victor Wanyama insists he's staying

Victor Wanyama of Tottenham Hotspur lies injured during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Ajax and Tottenham Hotspur at the Johan Cruyff Arena on May 08, 2019...

The Tottenham Hotspur midfielder has been linked with an exit from the club this summer.

Victor Wanyama of Tottenham Hotspur takes the ball around Ben Hamer of Huddersfield Town and goes on to score his sides first goal of the game during the Premier League match between...

Tottenham ace Victor Wanyama insisted that he is going nowhere this summer, despite being linked with an exit from the club, as quoted by ESPN.

The Kenyan joined Spurs from Southampton in the summer of 2016, for a fee believed to be worth £11 million, according to BBC Sport, and he has gone on to make 93 appearances in all competitions for the north London outfit.

 

The powerful midfielder faces an uncertain future with Tottenham, however, especially after the recent big money arrival of Tanguy Ndombele.

The Daily Mail reported back in April that Spurs were willing to let Wanyama leave this summer for around £20 million, in order to raise funds.

The 27-year-old, who earns £65,000 per week according to Spotrac, told ESPN how he fully intents to be playing for Tottenham until at least the end of his contract in the summer of 2021, however:

Lucas Moura and VIctor Wanyama of Tottenham Hotspur FC play around while visting Venice Beach on July 24, 2018 in Venice, California.

"I will be back in training with Spurs next week. I do not want to dwell much on speculations because it’s normal for a player to be linked with other clubs when the transfer window is open but I’m not going anywhere. I have not spoken to any other team because I aim to remain at Spurs and to help my team next season. I have a running contract with Tottenham which I intend to honor.”

Wanyama has his work cut-out if he is to be a regular starter for Spurs next season, but his desire to stay and fight for his place must be admired.

On his day, he is an important player for Tottenham, and Mauricio Pochettino will surely be more than happy to keep him at the club this summer.

Victor Wanyama of Tottenham during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Tottenham Hotspur and Watford at Stadium mk on September 26, 2018 in Milton Keynes, England.

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