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Report: Spurs, Saints agree fee for Kenyan midfielder Wanyama

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SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 08: Jamie Vardy of Leicester City challenges Victor Wanyama of Southampton during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Leicester City at St Mary’s Stadium on November 8, 2014 in Southampton, England. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

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BBC Radio Solent reports that Southampton has agreed to sell Victor Wanyama to Tottenham Hotspur for approximately $16 million.

The move would reunite Wanyama with his old manager Mauricio Pochettino, who brought the Kenyan midfielder to St. Mary’s from Celtic in 2013.

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Wanyama turns 25 later this month, but already had 47 caps for his national team and made 92 appearance for Saints.

The move helps depth at White Hart Lane, where Pochettino is preparing to lead Spurs back into the UEFA Champions League. Wanyama provides an alternative to Eric Dier or Mousa Dembele.

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