Victor Wanyama
Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama has reiterated his desire to leave the club with Tottenham interested in signing him. Getty

Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama has reiterated his desire to leave St Mary's this summer, with Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal ready to snap him up. The former Celtic star is unhappy with his current club and has told them that he wants to move to another team.

This is the second report to emerge about his desire to depart. According to Sky Sports, the Saints are reluctant to let the Kenyan midfielder go after losing Nathaniel Clyne and Morgan Schneiderlin earlier in the summer to Liverpool and Manchester United respectively. Mauricio Pochettino is keen to sign the player, whom he brought to the Premier League during his stint as the south coast club's manager.

Wanyama was left out of the Southampton squad for their Europa League second-leg clash against FC Midtjylland, which they lost resulting in their exit from the competition, due to a stomach infection. According to the Mirror, he has also been left out of their Premier League clash against Norwich City on Sunday, 30 August as he tries to force a move away from St Mary's.

Pochettino is keen to add another midfielder to his squad and according to Sky Sports, the White Hart Lane outfit have made an approach for the Kenyan. Apart from Spurs, their arch north London rivals Arsenal are also said to be interested, with the player admitting earlier in the summer that a move to the Emirates Stadium would be "nice".

However, Ronald Koeman has made it clear that none of their players are for sale, following approaches from United for forward Sadio Mane. Southampton have made a disappointing start to their Premier League campaign compared to last season, and the manager will be keen to hold on to his main players going in to the final two days of the summer transfer window.

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