Celtic legend Hartson raps Wanyama: Southampton move a step down

Celtic legend John Hartson has criticised Victor Wanyama ahead of his record move to Southampton.

Celtic legend John Hartson has criticised Victor Wanyama ahead of his record move to Southampton.

Hartson wrote in the Scottish Sun: "I have to say, if I were in his shoes I would NOT be giving up the Hoops for Southampton.

"With every respect to Saints, he’s going to a far lesser club, no matter if they play in what’s termed the greatest league in the world.

"Listen, I wish the lad all the luck in the world. I sincerely congratulate him on making such an impact after barely two years at Parkhead that he’s persuaded a club to come in with a massive £12.5million offer.

"But in my eyes he’s leaving a world-renowned club for a bottom-six outfit which will be fighting relegation in the season ahead."

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