Liverpool joining battle for Celtic midfielder Wanyama

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is joining the battle for Celtic midfielder Victor Wanyama.

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is joining the battle for Celtic midfielder Victor Wanyama.

The Daily Star says Wanyama, 22, was thought to be close to signing for Southampton in a £12m transfer, having rejected a new Parkhead contract.

But that move has stalled and Rodgers is now eyeing the Kenya international as he seeks to shake-up his midfield stocks.

Jordan Henderson and Jonjo Shelvey could both be sold to fund a bid for Wanyama.

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