CELTIC are poised to rake in a £1.1million windfall after Spurs agreed a fee to sign Victor Wanyama from Southampton.
The Parkhead bosses inserted a sell-on clause in the £12.5million deal that took the Kenyan midfielder to the Saints three years ago.
And now the Scottish champions are anticipating a 10 per cent cut of the £11m move that is set to be finalised with Wanyama due at White Hart Lane for a medical within the next few days.
The powerhouse, who celebrates his 25th birthday a week today, has a season left on his Saints contract and the managerless club have chosen to cash in after he snubbed a new deal.
Wanyama will be the first player Mauricio Pochettino has lured from his former club after failing in previous attempts for Morgan Schneiderlin and Adam Lallana.
The player represents a remarkable piece of business by the Hoops. He cost a bargain £900,000 when he arrived from Belgian outfit Beerschot in 2011. As a nice touch, he requested 67 as his squad number to honour the famous Lisbon Lions’ feat of winning the European Cup in 1967.
The 42-times capped Kenyan international netted 10 goals in 61 league appearances before moving to Southampton two years later.
New English champions Leicester City also wanted Wanyama, but he has decided to follow his former boss to the London side.