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Victor Wanyama was immense for Celtic in their historic Champions League win over FC Barcelona. So now it seems Manchester United want him, according to the Daily Mail.
But there's more to it than that. The Red Devils have long been on the tail of Wanyama, and whilst their interest was first made known back in July, you can bet your bottom dollar they were scouting him out when he made his debut in European football for Belgian minnows Germinal Beerschot as an 18-year-old.
The 21-year-old Kenyan international is a player, who at the end of last season, was a solid midfield player with a robust but accurate tackle, and a very good eye for a pass.
However, since this season has progressed, Wanyama has completely flourished, becoming arguably the Scottish Premier League's most physical yet technically gifted footballer right now.
He has the power, passing ability, control and stellar reading of the game to fit in at Manchester United, and more importantly be a success in the English Premier League.
Of course he's not the finished article—he needs to be less reckless and improve his ability to intercept, his link-up play and his finishing before he can be a box-to-box superstar like Yaya Toure—but he's well on the way to being world class.
Wanyama could be the ideal replacement for Anderson, who hasn't fully lived up to his potential and has an uncertain future at Old Trafford.
There's more to this transfer rumour than meets the eye, and it's one that is very logical.
However, despite the Daily Mail claiming United will offer £12 million, Celtic manager Neil Lennon values Wanyama at £25 million, and that could see the player become overpriced.