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Celtic signing Wanyama: I turned down Aston Villa

Victor Wanyama admits he chose Celtic ahead of an offer from Aston Villa.

Wanyama made his Hoops debut when he came on against Cardiff City in the midweek friendly in Wales and is looking to push for trophies this term.

He said: "Aston Villa were interested but I chose to come here.

"I chose Celtic because I really wanted to win trophies and Celtic are a great club, an historical club.

"European football was another reason. Aston Villa aren't playing in the Europa League and Celtic will be.

"It was an easy choice for me."

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