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Kenyan superstar Victor Wanyama resumes training at Tottenham – Premier League 2017/2018

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Phumzile Ngcatshe

Friday Nov 03, 2017. 10:30


News coming out of England is that Kenya and Tottenham Hotspur midfielder, Victor Wanyama has resumed training after being sidelined due to injury.

The Harambee Stars captain’s injury was a cause for concern after sustaining a recurring knee injury. It was feared it could keep him out of competitive action for the rest of the season.

The English Premier League club has since confirmed Wanyama’s return to training on its official Twitter account.

Team news, Victor Wanyama (knee) is starting fieldwork training this week as he continues his recovery,” tweeted the club.

The north London side has, however, remained coy on how long the 26-year-old will be out of action, a move that has opened up speculation in media circles.

Meanwhile, the Lily Whites boss manager Mauricio Pochettino had also shared his concerns over the prospect of the player’s prolonged absence.

“We are concerned about his situation. We must wait for when he sees a specialist and then we’ll see what happens. But of course after sometime without him involved in the training sessions and with the team, we are concerned,” the Argentine manager said on October 20.

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Spurs gaffer Pochettino worried by Wanyama situation

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Austin Ditlhobolo

Sunday Oct 22, 2017. 11:00


Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has stated that he is worried about the fitness of Victor Wanyama.

The Kenyan international will have to see a specialist over a knee injury that has kept him out since the defeat to Chelsea in an English Premier League (EPL) match two months ago.

Pochettino gave no indication of when Wanyama will return for the side when speaking to the club’s official website.

“We are concerned about Wanyama’s situation,” the Argentine tactician said.

“We must wait for when he sees the specialist and then we’ll see what happens.

“But of course after some time without him involved in the training sessions and with the team, we are concerned,” he added.

“But now we need to wait next week to have a more clear idea of what’s going on.”

Wanyama, who joined Spurs from Southampton FC last year, has featured in two EPL matches the current 2017/18 campaign.

Last season, the 26-year-old central midfielder played 36 EPL games.

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Wanyama targets Liverpool return – 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

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Wanyama targets Liverpool return

Spurs midfielder Victor Wanyama

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Bertin Basson

Friday Oct 13, 2017. 19:00


Kenya international Victor Wanyama has set his sights on a making a return to the field later this month, as he nears full recovery from a knee injury.

Wanyama hasn’t played for Tottenham Hotspur since their 2-1 defeat to Chelsea in August, but looks set to make his return when Spurs welcome Liverpool to Wembley on the 22nd of October.

Games against Bournemouth and Real Madrid come to early for the burly Kenyan, but the 26-year-old is well on course to play later this month, with Mauricio Pochettino hopeful that he will regain full fitness soonest.

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Wanyama has racked up 49 appearances for Spurs since his move from fellow English Premier League club Southampton in July 2016.

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Kenya captain Wanyama nursing a knee injury – 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers – Africa

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Austin Ditlhobolo

Monday Sep 11, 2017. 16:00


English club Tottenham Hotspur have announced that Kenyan international Victor Wanyama has sustained a knee injury.

The central midfielder missed Spurs’ 3-0 victory over Everton FC in an English Premier League (EPL) encounter at the Goodison Park on Saturday.

Spurs released the following statement regarding their injured players:

A club statement read: “Erik Lamela (hips). Working outdoors and at an advanced stage of his rehabilitation.

“Georges-Kevin Nkoudou (foot). Has commenced outdoor training as he steps up his recovery from injury although will not be available this weekend.

“Danny Rose (knee). Rehabilitation continues in order to return to training in the coming weeks.

“Victor Wanyama (left knee). Likely to be out for a few weeks after sustaining injury in training prior to Burnley fixture.”

Wanyama is likely to miss Spurs’ UEFA Champions League match against Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday and the EPL clash with Swansea City on Saturday.

The 26-year-old player has featured in two EPL matches this season and he’s one of Spurs’ key central midfielders.

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Kenya’s Victor Wanyama happy with recovery progress

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Phumzile Ngcatshe

Sunday Sep 10, 2017. 14:03


Latest information from England is that Kenya and Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama says he is happy with his progress despite still being injured.

The Harambee Stars international missed Saturday’s trip to Everton in the English Premier League.

It is reported that he will also miss their first UEFA Champions League game against Borussia Dortmund next week.

Wanyama sustained a knee injury in training and missed the Lily Whites’ previous league match against Burnley.

Meanwhile, he also withdrew from Kenya’s squad for their recent friendly international against Mozambique.

“I am currently undergoing physiotherapy sessions and i am happy with the progress i hope to get back in shape soon,” Wanyama said to soka25east.com

Reports also indicate that he could be out for few more weeks.

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Okumbi: Unfit Wanyama not ready for national duty – 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers – Africa

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Austin Ditlhobolo

Saturday Aug 26, 2017. 12:00


Kenya head coach Stanley Okumbi has revealed why Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama was omitted from the Harambee Stars squad.

The central midfielder has been left out of the Harambee Stars squad that will face Mozambique in an international friendly on 2 September 2017.

Okumbi spoke to the Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino about the player, who is still trying to regain his full fitness.

“Wanyama was injured during pre-season and we watched him struggle against Newcastle United and Chelsea,” Okumbi told the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) website.

“I talked to him and we agreed that he be left out of the team so that he can work on his fitness.

The 26-year-old player, who is the Kenya captain, is set to miss the Harambee Stars’ clash with the Black Mambas which will be played in Maputo, Mozambique.

“I also talked to the Spurs manager and he stated that Wanyama was struggling in terms of fitness,” he added.

“The coach suggested that we give him more time to work on his fitness because he’s a little behind schedule following the injury he picked during pre-season.”

Wanyama and his Tottenham team-mates will face Burnley in an English Premier League (EPL) match at the Wembley Stadium on Sunday.

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