Tottenham sign Victor Wanyama from Southampton

Tottenham have completed the signing of Kenya international Victor Wanyama from Premier League rivals Southampton, the player signed a long-term deal, which will keep him at the club until 2021.

The player completed the medical. According to several reports the transfer fee is €13.5m (£11m).

Born in Nairobi, Victor left Kenya for Europe in 2007 when he joined Helsingborg in Sweden. Less than a year later, he joined Belgian side Beerschot AC where he made 56 appearances before a move to Glasgow Celtic in July, 2011.

He won the league title in his first season in Scotland and in 2012-13 he made 49 appearances as Celtic clinched the SPL and Scottish Cup double. His performances earned him the SPL's Young Player of the Year award.

In 2013 he moved to the Premier League side Southampton, where Pochettino was the manager at that time.

He played a key role as the Saints racked up finishes of eighth (2013-14), seventh (2014-15) and sixth (2015-16) in his three seasons at St Mary's. During that time he made 94 appearances in all competitions, scoring four goals.

Club Period MP G A
Southampton
2013-16 94 4 2

At international level, Victor made his debut for Kenya at just 15 years of age and has since gone on to become captain of the national side.

He made 32 appearances for his country so far scoring 2 goals.

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