The 24-year-old has agreed to join the north London outfit until 2021 after successfully completing a medical, and becomes their first signing of the summer.

WHAT THE MERCURIAL Wanyama is the first Southampton player to be reunited with the club’s former manager Mauricio Pochettino at White Hart Lane.

Hypervenom Neymar JR 23 Press Association Sport understands Tottenham will pay around £9million up front for Wanyama, but the deal could reach almost £12m if additional clauses are met.

magista obra orange Spurs first expressed an interest in Wanyama last summer but Saints held firm and were rewarded, as Wanyama played a key role in leading the team to a sixth-placed finish.

MercuACE 16+ PureControlrial Superfly CR7 RED The Kenyan, who had just one year to run on his contract at St Mary’s, made 85 league appearances for the south-coast club, scoring four goals.

Mercurial Superfly HERITAGE Pochettino has been eager to boost his options in midfield with Tottenham hoping to balance Champions League football with another title challenge next season.