Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

English Premiership

Wanyama earns immense praise after derby performance

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama challenges Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey during the North London Derby on April 30, 2017. PHOTO/Agencies

LONDON, United Kingdom, May 1 – Harambee Stars skipper Victor Wanyama received immense praise from friend and foe after his performance on Sunday night during the North London derby against Arsenal which Spurs won 2-0.

Delle Ali and Harry Kane netted as Spurs ensured they will finish above their North London rivals for the first time in 22 years, but it was Wanyama’s performance in midfield alongside Eric Dier that drew attention.

The imposing Kenyan midfielder has been instrumental in the Lilywhites campaign this season, has played in 32 of the 34 Premier League games so far, scoring twice. He could have had a third on Sunday, but he was denied by a superb Peter Cech save.

Wanyama received a man of the match commendation from the Daily mail who graded him 8.5 out of 10 while the White Hart Lane faithful praised the 25-year-old’s efforts on the pitch and how much of a role he had played in the victory by not allowing the Arsenal players any time on the ball.

“At £9million has there been a better signing this season? An absolute monster.” Daily Mail’s Sammy Mokbel said of the midfielder’s performance.

Here are some of the best reactions of Wanyama’s performance on Twitter:

Glenn ShelfSideYid @glenn_spurs

Wanyama had a good game today. Him and Dier were everywhere in midfield. Czech had a worldie. Could have been 4.

SpursAli @SpursAli

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

@jimflack He delivered on that. Big cheer in the pub when he left the interview abruptly.

SpursAli @SpursAli

@jimflack Wanyama ridiculous today. Insanely good. Tess will be pleased…!!

Eugene McAuley @dynamitemctight

Victor Wanyama is now probably my favourite footballer

mindset @gillgk_singh

Thought unsung hero’s Davies; Wanyama were excellent

Henry David Perot @hyperrealkevin

Wanyama’s best game in a Spurs shirt today. Proved he can partner with Dier with a more forward thinking performance today #COYS #THFC

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

abraham chila jacobs @mcjtabra

Victor wanyama absolute beast… truth is only #cfc and #THFC have been consistent enough to share those top 2 positions

Thelonious @TheloniousFilth

Wanyama more than just a “beast”, MOTM today by a country mile. Game intelligence and composure.

inspectahcech @inspectahcech

@Mesut1079 I think we need Trippier, Davies & Wanyama.

Patró @Mesut1079

@inspectahcech Wanyama bossed it today….

Spurs county Durham @spursnorthern

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

What a signing wanyama has been. Kane and Alli getting the plaudits. But this guy has improved us dramatically. #COYS

Arran MacPhail @arranmacphail

One of the best wins all season. So happy to be a spurs fan right now. #coys wanyama was a monster today.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Advertisement

More on Capital Sports

Football

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 25 – There is light at the end of the tunnel. After failed promises over the last three years since its...

NFL

NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 13 – Kenya’s history making Daniel Adongo, the first Kenyan to play in America’s National Football League (NFL), is now living...

Athletics

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 8 – Olympic Champion Caster Semenya and wife Violet Raseboya have hinted that they might be expecting a baby in a...

Athletics

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 15 – Daniel Wanjiru, the 2017 London Marathon champion has been slapped with a four-year ban by the World Athletics Disciplinary...

© 2020 Capital Digital Media. Capital Group Limited. All Rights Reserved