Pochettino Keen On Move For Kenyan Midfielder

The Evening Standard claim that Tottenham are interested in making a move for Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama, with the player reportedly keen on a switch to White Hart Lane.

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Wanyama and Pochettino worked together during a successful spell at St. Mary’s, and the Kenyan is keen on working with the Argentine again in the near future, according to reports from the Evening Standard.

The 24-year-old has been the subject of interest from Spurs before, who enquired about the midfielder’s availability last summer, but the approaches were rejected by the Saints, who were keen on keeping hold of their key players, Wanyama being one of those.

A move for Wanyama would be a good move for Spurs in terms of moving forward in my opinion. The midfielder has previously worked with Pochettino, so has had time to get used to the style of play he adopts, and has also got the all-important experience of Premier League.

We have to question the lack of squad depth that Spurs appear to have as they prepare for another stint in the Champions League, and to be brutally honest, they looked well short of a title-winning side once they lost Dembele in the middle of the park through a ban.

This area of the midfield is something that Pochettino will have to look at and strengthen, because with backups of Ryan Mason, Nabil Bentaleb and Tom Carroll behind regular starters Eric Dier and Mousa Dembele. The latter of course will miss the start of the season as he serves the rest of his ban.