Celtic star reveals ‘talks’ and opens door to Arsenal move

13:04 10 June 2013

Celtic

Celtic's Victor Wanyama (left) in action against St Johnstone. Photo: Chris Clark/PA Wire

PA Wire/Press Association Images

Transfer news: Alleged Arsenal target Victor Wanyama says he is open to leaving Celtic this summer and claims talks are already taking place over his future.

Earlier this month Wanyama’s former youth coach Jean-Marie Abeels claimed that Arsenal had made contact with Celtic for the 21-year-old, who has impressed for the SPL champions during his two seasons at the club.

And Wanyama, who is currently on international duty with Kenya, has told TV station NTV that he would consider a move to the Premier League.

“I still have contract with Celtic and I am their player, if anything comes up and it is good for me and the club, from there I will move on,” he said.

Quizzed on interest from the Premier League, he continued: “At the moment there are some things, some talks going on.

“But I am concentrating with the national side and I have left that with my agent and I have not contacted him.

“There are talks going on, but as I said I am on international duty and I will know what is going on when I go back to the club.”

Related articles

Sign up for our news alerts today!

Our editors' picks for the day's top news delivered to your inbox or phone.

Sign up for email alerts Sign up for mobile alerts
1
2 3 4 5 6
7

Submit your Arsenal player ratings

Latest Arsenal news

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Harry Kane of England  (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Thierry Henry admits he is a fan of Tottenham striker Harry Kane but believes he has a long way to go to emulate Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Real Madrid's Gareth Bale is the world's fastest with the ball at his feet, while Tottenham's Aaron Lennon and Arsenal's Theo Walcott also make the top 10 (Pictures: Getty)

Former Tottenham star Gareth Bale is the world’s fastest player with the ball at his feet, according to a study by Mexican club Pachuca which has been endorsed by FIFA.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Mario Suarez of Atletico Madrid  (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Atletico Madrid midfielder Mario Suarez is being pursued by at least three Italian clubs, according to his agent.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Liverpool player Daniel Sturridge (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Daniel Sturridge could return from injury in time for Liverpool’s Premier League clash with Arsenal.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Pedro   (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

The latest transfer gossip from around the web.

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

Arsenal Transfer News