Kenyan international Victor Wanyama has officially joined Tottenham after three seasons at Southampton.
The midfielder, a long term target of the North London side has his medicals on Monday after flying to England and the North London side confirms he has joined on a transfer fee reported to be £11m.
Wanyama, a tough tackler, has been handed a five – year deal at Spurs that will see him contracted to the side until 2021.
At Spurs, he is assured of Champions League football, the team having finished the 2015/16 season in third place. He has already tasted Champions League football while at Scottish side Celtic before moving to Southampton.
He will be reunited with the manager who signed him from Celtic, Mauricio Pochettino, the Argentine a keen admirer of the midfielder.
He played a key role as the Saints racked up finishes of eighth (2013-14), seventh (2014-15) and sixth (2015-16) in his three seasons at St Mary’s. During that time he made 94 appearances in all competitions, scoring four goals.
At international level, Victor made his debut for Kenya at just 15 years of age and has since gone on to become captain of the national side.