Victor Wanyama vows to stay at Tottenham despite Manchester United interest

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Wanyama moved to Spurs from Southampton in 2016 for £11m and was a first-team regular in his first season at the club

Victor Wanyama has promised to see off his contract at Tottenham despite huge interest from top clubs in Europe.

Liverpool, Manchester United and Chelsea are among the teams that are keen to sign the Kenyan captain, whose 2017 season was marred with an injury that restricted him to few matches.

Wanyama moved to Spurs from Southampton in 2016 for £11m and was a first-team regular in his first season at the club, appearing in 47 matches across all competitions and scoring five goals.

Wanyama now says he has not received any offer from any club and is happy to see off his contract at Tottenham. “I don’t respond to rumours and all those are rumours to me, I still have a contract with Spurs and that is what I want to see through.

“I did not have a good season with the team because of injury and my aim now is to work hard during this break and return for next season even stronger and help them perform even better,” Wanyama told Goal in Nairobi.

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Pressed further to state whether he has received any offers for a possible transfer, Wanyama said, “I am happy at Tottenham and I am committed to the team. I am not aware of anything and I am very fine and happy where I am.”

Wanyama admitted that the injury he sustained during the start of last season slowed down his ambitions with Spurs. “I had set my target for the season and was looking forward to have them fulfilled but the injury somehow slowed me down.

“It was my first worse injury and I thank God that I managed to go through it and return to play. At first I felt I will not play the entire season but the doctors did a good job to help me get over it and kick the ball again.”

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