Victor Wanyama Quits Tottenham [VIDEO]

  • London Marathon champion Eluid Kipchoge (left) interacts with Tottenham Hotspur players during a visit to the football club.
    London Marathon champion Eluid Kipchoge (left) interacts with Tottenham Hotspur players during a visit to the football club on April 18, 2018.
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  • Kenyan international and Harambee stars skipper Victor Wanyama has finally left Tottenham Hotspur. 

    The 28-year-old who has just made four appearances for Spurs in the 2019/2020 season, only appearing in the starting line up for the team in the league cup loss against Colchester FC, has parted ways with the North London club.

    Tottenham announced on Tuesday, March 3 it had reached a deal with MLS side, Montreal Impact, for the transfer of the box-box midfielder. 

    Harambee Stars captain Victor Wanyama and his elder brother MacDonald Mariga with media personality Jeff Koinange.
    Harambee Stars captain Victor Wanyama and his elder brother MacDonald Mariga with media personality Jeff Koinange in June 14, 2018
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    “We have reached an agreement with Major League Soccer side Montreal Impact for the transfer of Victor Wanyama,” stated Tottenham on its official website.

    The club also wished him all the best as he takes on a new challenge at Montreal Impact that is managed by Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry. 

    Wanyama had 97 appearances for Tottenham in all competitions following his move from Southampton in June 2016 and scored seven goals.

    The former Spur's star has not played many games and was not even on the bench during Spurs' 2-3 loss to Wolverhampton Wanderers FC. He has been facing tough competition from Harry Winks, Moussa Sissoko Tanguy Ndombele and Dele Ali.

    The former Southampton star was also left out of the team's provisional Champions League squad by Jose Mourinho.

    Montreal Impact announced on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, that it had agreed with the Harambee Stars midfielder and captain to be signed as a designated player on a free transfer from Tottenham Hotspur FC. 

    "Montreal Impact announced on Tuesday that it had agreed with Kenyan captain Victor Wanyama as a Designated Player, on a free transfer from Tottenham Hotspur FC," Montreal Impact stated on there Twitter handle.

    The Canadian Based team also added that the midfielder had signed a three-year contract with the club. 

    "His acquisition will be confirmed after receipt of his international transfer certificate and his medical examination,” added Montreal Impact.

    " The Lion is coming to MLS, I’m really happy to join an exciting club-like Montreal  Impact 
     I believe the Saputo family, ThierryHenry and the management at have a great plan in place and I hope I can make a great contribution to the success of this project," Wanyama stated via a tweet.

    Mike Okinyi, who is a renowned sports journalist in Kenya, was quick to wish the star well on his new adventure.

    "All the best captain," he stated on his handle.