Football: Kenya's Victor Wanyama joins Montreal Impact
28-year-old midfielder moves to MLS club from Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur on free transfer
Kenyan international midfielder Victor Wanyama signed a three-year contract with the Major League Soccer (MLS) club Montreal Impact on Tuesday.
"The Montreal Impact announced on Tuesday that the club has come to terms with Kenyan international midfielder and team captain Victor Wanyama as a Designated Player, following a free transfer with English club Tottenham Hotspur FC," the club said in a statement on their website.
“Victor is an important player with a great career,” said the club's sporting director Olivier Renard.
“His undeniable experience will also help support the young players and help them progress,” Renard added.
Wanyama became the first Kenyan footballer to play in the Premier League when he made his debut for Southampton in 2013.
The 28-year-old midfielder joined Tottenham Hotspur in 2016 from Southampton, scoring seven goals in 97 matches.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.