Galatasaray are set to hold talks with Tottenham over a loan deal for midfielder Victor Wanyama in the next few days, according to reports in Turkey.
A fortnight ago, we relayed a story from Turkish outlet Fanatik claiming Wanyama had been granted permission to discuss a transfer with Galatasaray, but there hasn’t been much talk about the deal since. Until now.
Another Turkish publication, Takvim (as shared by Sport Witness) is reporting that talks between Spurs and Galatasaray are scheduled to take place before the end of the transfer window. It is believed the Super Lig giants want Wanyama as a replacement for ex-Stoke City and Blackburn Rovers midfielder Steven Nzonzi, who has fallen out with manager Fatih Terim.
Terim is said to be keen on Wanyama and the report suggests a loan deal could happen before the deadline at the end of the month. The Kenyan is out of contract at the end of next season and hasn’t featured for Tottenham at all since Jose Mourinho was appointed.
Spurs will be pleased to get Wanyama’s wages off the books if the move goes through, but Daniel Levy will surely hope to get a good fee for the 28-year-old in the summer.