Spurs almost sold Wanyama to Club Brugge, but the deal collapsed at the last minute.
Wanyama decided against moving to the Belgian side in a deal worth £13 million, according to the London Evening Standard, with the Kenyan now staying at Spurs.
The 28-year-old has struggled for game time with Mauricio Pochettino’s side this term.
And Wanyama has suggested that he wanted the transfer away from Tottenham to happen.
"For me, I am a professional player and sometimes you have to wait until everything is done. Things were good but unfortunately the transfer didn't happen,” he said.
“But I have to put my head down and work hard in training to be back on top form. I will keep working and wait for my chance in the team.”
Wanyama has fallen down the pecking order at Spurs, after a series of injuries.
The powerful midfielder looks a shadow of his former self now, and could well be offloaded by Tottenham in January.
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