Kenya international midfielder Victor Wanyama is eyeing a return to Celtic in the future having spent two seasons at the club between 2011 and 2013.
The 28-year-old is currently with MLS side Montreal Impact after leaving Tottenham Hotspur early last month, but is hoping to play for the Hoops once again before he hangs his boot having endeared himself to the Parkhead faithful during his brief stint there.
Wanyama was linked with a return to Celtic in January as manager Neil Lennon eyed a reunion, but his wages and Spurs demands meant a move wasn’t possible.
One shouldn’t be ruled out going forward, though, and the former Southampton star says he has unfinished business at the Scottish Premiership side.
“They need to let you grow and achieve what you want,” Wanyama told The Athletic.
“But I want to play for Celtic again before I finish. I have unfinished business there. I love that club.”
Wanyama finally joined Celtic from Beerschot AC in the summer of 2011 after a move fell through a year earlier, and he went on to play 91 times for them, scoring 13 goals and winning two Scottish Premier League titles and a Scottish Cup.
The Kenyan won the SPL Young Player of the Year in his last season at Parkhead, making the PFA Scotland Team of the Year after an impressive campaign.
While he went on to establish himself in the English top-flight at Southampton and during his early days at Spurs, Wanyama has suffered a sharp dip in form due to a knee injury he picked up in a pre-season game ahead of the 2018–19 season.
He will hope to rediscover his form under Thierry Henry, and it will be interesting to see if he will ever get to realize his dreams of playing for Celtic once again going forward.