Sources: Pochettino to offer olive branch to Tottenham player who left Levy seething last week
By Wayne Veysey
Mauricio Pochettino is keen to re-integrate Victor Wanyama back into the Tottenham squad after he pulled out of a move to Club Brugges, Football Insider understands.
A Tottenham source has told Football Insider that Pochettino is ready to offer the olive branch to Wanyama and get him back on board until at least the January window.
The midfield anchorman, 28, has dropped down the pecking order at White Hart Lane after two injury-ravaged years.
He was on the bench for the opening-day win over Aston Villa but failed to make the matchday squad for the three subsequent league games after being given permission to negotiate his exit.
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Pochettino is convinced Wanyama can still play a first-team role in the coming months if he can demonstrate his fitness and commitment in training.
He is set to hold talks with the player, who withdrew from the Kenya squad at the end of last week and did not play any part in their 1-1 friendly draw against Uganda.
Tottenham’s first choice central midfielders this season have been new signing Tanguy Ndombele, Moussa Sissoko and Harry Winks.