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Wanyama happy at Celtic amid Utd talk

October 10, 2012
By ESPN staff

Celtic midfielder Victor Wanyama insists he is happy to stay at Celtic despite speculation that he is wanted by Manchester United persisting.

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PA PhotosVictor Wanyama has been in impressive form for Celtic of late

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Wanyama, 21, has been one of the Hoops' stand-out players since arriving from Belgian side Beerschot last year and his commanding displays in his debut season were believed to caught the attention of Sir Alex Ferguson, who reportedly expressed an interest in signing him.

A move to Old Trafford never materialised for the Kenya international ahead of the new season and he instead signed a contract extension, but there has been a suggestion that the Red Devils will make a January swoop.

However, Wanyama insists he is happy with life at Parkhead and dismissed the notion that he is ready to leave in search of a new challenge.

"Leaving Celtic will not be easy," he told SuperSport. "They cannot just let me go as easily as many people think. "All in all am happy here and looking forward to continue playing for them as I work hard in my career."

Wanyama's current deal at Celtic expires in 2015.