Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly set to sell Victor Wanyama to Roma.
Victor Wanyama has slipped down the Spurs pecking order as a result of continuous injury problems, with a knee injury ruling him out of action for over four months last season. .
Roma view Wanyama as a suitable alternative to their key transfer target – Sevilla’s Steven Nzonzi, according to Italian newspaper La Repubblica (v
However Roma are skeptical about matching Tottenham’s £30m valuation for the Kenyan midfielder,
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino will have little time to sign a replacement if he does decide to cash in on Wanyama, with Thursday’s deadline approaching.
Italy’s transfer window closes on August 18, nine days after the English window shuts, so Roma will have a little more time to sign one of their key midfield targets.
Wanyama made 23 appearances in all competitions for Spurs last season, despite not being a regular starter in midfield, and has three years left on his current deal.