Wanyama signs for Montreal Impact

Wanyama signs for Montreal Impact

Rene Otinga
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:45 PM
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- Wanyama spent nine years in Britain after signing for Celtic in 2011

- He was a key player for Tottenham when he signed from Southampton in 2016 but fell out of favor in recent months

- The Kenyan midfielder only made four appearances for Spurs this season and was axed from the Champions League squad

- He is set to work with Arsenal legend Thierry Henry at Montreal Impact

Harambee Stars captain Victor Wanyama has officially signed for MLS side Montreal Impact, TUKO.co.ke has learnt.

Through their official social media, Spurs confirmed the Kenyan’s exit as the club and wished him “the best in future”

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Wanyama, 28, only made four appearances for Spurs this season with his only start coming at a league cup loss to Colchester.

He, however, had his moments after signing for the London club in 2016, as he made 47 appearances in the impressive 16/17 season when Spurs finished second to unlikely champions Leicester City.

The towering midfielder shared a message of gratitude to the club which reached the Champions League final last season.

"I want to thank Tottenham fans for all the support over these past years,we have shared great times together from finishing 2nd in EPL to reaching the champions league finals,I will always be grateful for having be able to play for this club," he tweeted.

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His career has been in limbo since the start of the season when he nearly signed for Belgian outfit Club Brugge Spurs in a potential KSh 1.7 billion (£13.6m) deal which failed to go through before deadline day.

Rumours were rife this week that Wanyama could return to the Scottish league, especially after it emerged he had acquired dual citizenship.

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Notably, he is set to work with Arsenal legend Thierry Henry who is manager at Montreal Impact.

Henry’s side managed to edge New Engand Revolution 2-1 in their opening MLS game of the season.

With the league just kicking off , Wanyama will be hoping to jump-start his career once again as he will have plenty of time to show his quality in midfield once again

More to follow..

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Rene Otinga is a sports journalist with over eight years of working experience in digital media. Rene's experience includes working as a Copywriter at X News Kenya and TUKO.co.ke.