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Wanyama makes MLS move from Tottenham

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama has moved to MLS with Montreal Impact. Impact signed the Kenyan International on a free transfer from Tottenham Hotspur.

Montreal Impact managed by former Arsenal legend Thierry Henry, registered a win in their first match of the MLS season. They were 1-0 winners over New England Revolution in the opening weekend of the MLS.

Wanyama joined Spurs from Southampton in June 2016. He quickly settled in as he became an integral part of Mauricio Pochettino’s side. He made 47 appearances in all competitions in his first season as the Lilywhites finished second behind Antonio Conte’s Chelsea.

The following season the Kenyan national team captain suffered a knee injury. He never fully recovered, and made only 24 starts for the club thereafter.

Wanyama, 28, was close to joining Club Brugge in the summer. Spurs had agreed £13 million from the Belgian club, but the deal collapsed at the last moment.

Wanyama stayed with Tottenham, and he has made only four appearances for the club since the beginning of the season.

The player has got his move and he will continue his career in MLS football with Montreal Impact. Wanyama revealed that Thierry Henry was one of the reasons he chose to join the club.

 

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