Manchester City have turned their attention to Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama after long-term target Blaise Matuidi signed a new contract with Paris Saint-Germain. A source close to the Blues told [football] direct news that contingency plans were in place in case Matuidi opted against a switch to the Premier League, a scenario which has now become a reality.googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(“div-gpt-ad-1389116196215-0”); });The towering France international will remain in his homeland after penning a four-year deal with Carlo Ancelotti’s side. Wanyama has been on City’s radar for some time and club scouts have watched him this term. The title challengers want more energy and drive at the heart of their engine room following another injury-plagued season for England man Jack Rodwell and inconsistent performances from Spaniard Javi Garcia. At 22, former Celtic star Wanyama still has time to improve and City are hopeful that the lure of Champions League football will be too strong to resist.