Victor Wanyama

Born: June 25, 1991 (age 24)

Height: 6'2" (188cm)

Hometown: Nairobi, Kenya
Nationality: Kenya Kenyan

Position: Defender/Defensive midfielder
Team: Southampton (no. 12)
Victor Wanyama of Southampton is chased by Morgan Schneiderlin of Manchester United during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Manchester United at St Mary's Stadium on September 20, 2015 in Southampton, United Kingdom.
Career History
Senior2011-2013Celtic
2013-Southampton
Sports Mole has 341 articles about Victor Wanyama. Articles 1 to 40:
Victor Wanyama celebrates scoring during the Premier League match between Southampton and Newcastle United on April 9, 2016
Report: Leicester City want Southampton's Victor Wanyama
A report claims that Leicester City will move for Southampton's Victor Wanyama if they lose in-demand N'Golo Kante at the end of the season.
Apr 29, 20:36
Eric Black looks downbeat during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Aston Villa on April 16, 2016
Team News: Jay Rodriguez starts against Aston Villa
Jose Fonte and Victor Wanyama are passed fit to start in Southampton's trip to Aston Villa.
Apr 23, 14:09
Victor Wanyama celebrates scoring during the Premier League match between Southampton and Newcastle United on April 9, 2016
Southampton's Victor Wanyama 'waiting on Tottenham Hotspur'
A report claims that Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama is currently stalling on signing a new deal at St Mary's amid interest from Tottenham Hotspur.
Apr 21, 12:26
Oriol Romeu of Southampton scores his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Aston Villa at St Mary's Stadium on December 5, 2015
Preview: Aston Villa vs. Southampton
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League match between Aston Villa and Southampton at Villa Park.
Apr 21, 09:25
Romelu Lukaku heads in Everton's opener against Southampton on August 15, 2015
Preview: Everton vs. Southampton
Sports Mole previews this weekend's Premier League match between Everton and Southampton at Goodison Park.
Apr 15, 13:52
General Views of St James Park before the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Swansea City at St James Park on April 19, 2014
Preview: Newcastle United vs. Swansea City
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League match between Newcastle United and Swansea City at St James' Park.
Apr 15, 13:51
Shane Long celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Premier League match between Southampton and Newcastle United on April 9, 2016
Result: Southampton cruise to home victory over hapless Newcastle United
Southampton beat Newcastle United 3-1 at St Mary's to keep alive their hopes of finishing in the Premier League's top five.
Apr 9, 16:51
Victor Wanyama celebrates scoring during the Premier League match between Southampton and Newcastle United on April 9, 2016
Live Commentary: Southampton 3-1 Newcastle United - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Southampton's routine 3-1 win over Newcastle United, as the Saints closed in on the Premier League's top five.
Apr 9, 14:00
Jamie Vardy (R) oal with his team mate Danny Drinkwater (L) during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Leicester City at St Mary's Stadium on October 17, 2015
Team News: Leicester City's internationals all feature
The likes of Jamie Vardy, Danny Drinkwater and N'Golo Kante all return from international duty to start for league leaders Leicester City against Southampton.
Apr 3, 12:36
Jamie Vardy of Leicester City celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Leicester City at St Mary's Stadium on October 17, 2015
Preview: Leicester City vs. Southampton
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between the league leaders Leicester City and Europe-chasing Southampton.
Apr 1, 14:35
Ronald Koeman gets ready for battle ahead of the Premier League game between Southampton and West Ham United on February 6, 2016
Report: Southampton open Ronald Koeman talks
Southampton will begin talks with Ronald Koeman over his future, according to a report.
Mar 28, 23:22
Victor Wanyama of Southampton is chased by Morgan Schneiderlin of Manchester United during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Manchester United at St Mary's Stadium on September 20, 2015 in Southampton, United Kingdom.
Victor Wanyama refuses to rule out Champions League challenge
Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama refuses to rule out the possibility of a Champions League challenge in the closing stages of the season.
Mar 21, 14:19
A view inside St Mary's ahead of the game between Southampton and Everton on August 15, 2015
Preview: Southampton vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between Southampton and Liverpool at St Mary's.
Mar 18, 18:58
Bojan Krkic of Stoke City scores his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Stoke City at St Mary's Stadium on November 21, 2015
Preview: Stoke City vs. Southampton
Sports Mole casts its eye forward to Saturday's Premier League match between top-half duo Stoke City and Southampton.
Mar 11, 13:34
Eddie Howe has a nose during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Stoke City on February 13, 2016
Preview: Bournemouth vs. Southampton
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Premier League clash between south coast rivals Bournemouth and Southampton at the Vitality Stadium.
Feb 29, 21:35
Sadio Mane of Southampton scores his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Southampton at Stamford Bridge on October 3, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Preview: Southampton vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's Premier League clash between in-form duo Southampton and Chelsea at St Mary's.
Feb 25, 15:44
Francesco Guidolin watches from the stands during the game between Swansea and Watford on January 18, 2016
Team News: Swansea City unchanged for Southampton visit
Alberto Paloschi again leads the line as Swansea City welcome Southampton.
Feb 13, 14:06
Francesco Guidolin watches from the stands during the game between Swansea and Watford on January 18, 2016
Preview: Swansea City vs. Southampton
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between Swansea City and Southampton at the Liberty Stadium.
Feb 11, 17:40
Slaven Bilic models the West Ham beanie during the Premier League game between Southampton and West Ham United on February 6, 2016
Slaven Bilic slams "unacceptable" Victor Wanyama tackle
West Ham boss Slaven Bilic believes that Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama deserved his red card for a "dangerous" and "unacceptable" challenge on Dimitri Payet.
Feb 6, 21:02
Victor Wanyama sees red during the Premier League game between Southampton and West Ham United on February 6, 2016
Ronald Koeman to speak to Victor Wanyama about discipline
Southampton boss Ronald Koeman reveals plans to speak to Victor Wanyama regarding his discipline after the midfielder was sent off for the third time this season.
Feb 6, 20:46
Maya Yoshida celebrates scoring the opener during the Premier League game between Southampton and West Ham United on February 6, 2016
Result: Ten-man Southampton beat West Ham United
Ten-man Southampton make it four wins in their last five Premier League games with a 1-0 success over West Ham United at St Mary's on Saturday night.
Feb 6, 19:23
Maya Yoshida celebrates scoring the opener during the Premier League game between Southampton and West Ham United on February 6, 2016
Live Commentary: Southampton 1-0 West Ham United - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the Premier League clash between Southampton and West Ham United at St Mary's, which ended in a 1-0 home win.
Feb 6, 16:30
Victor Wanyama of Southampton is chased by Morgan Schneiderlin of Manchester United during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Manchester United at St Mary's Stadium on September 20, 2015 in Southampton, United Kingdom.
Victor Wanyama stalls on new Southampton deal?
Victor Wanyama is reportedly reluctant to sign a new contract with Southampton as he waits to see if Tottenham Hotspur renew their interest in his signature.
Feb 4, 09:48
Jose Fonte heads in Southampton's third against Arsenal on December 26, 2015
Preview: Arsenal vs. Southampton
Sports Mole looks ahead to Tuesday night's Premier League match at the Emirates as Arsenal take on Southampton.
Feb 1, 10:25
Victor Wanyama of Southampton is chased by Morgan Schneiderlin of Manchester United during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Manchester United at St Mary's Stadium on September 20, 2015 in Southampton, United Kingdom.
No Tottenham Hotspur interest in Victor Wanyama?
Tottenham Hotspur will reportedly not reignite their summer interest in Southampton's Kenyan midfielder Victor Wanyama.
Jan 26, 21:25
Charlie Austin celebrates after scoring the winner for Southampton at Old Trafford on January 23, 2016
Result: Debutant Charlie Austin scores Southampton winner at Manchester United
Charlie Austin scores a late winner less than 10 minutes after coming on for his Southampton debut as the Saints stun Manchester United in the Premier League.
Jan 23, 16:53
Shane Long of Southampton in action during the UEFA Europa League Play Off Round 1st Leg between Southampton and Midtjylland at St Mary's Stadium on August 20, 2015 in Southampton, England.
Ronald Koeman: 'Shane Long will not leave this month'
Republic of Ireland international and reported Liverpool target Shane Long will not be leaving Southampton this month, insists Saints boss Ronald Koeman.
Jan 21, 15:24
Craig Gardner of West Bromwich Albion celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his teammate Darren Fletcher against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on January 13, 2016
Team News: Gardner starts for West Brom
Craig Gardner starts for West Bromwich Albion against Southampton after coming on to score in midweek's 2-2 draw with Chelsea.
Jan 16, 14:10
West Brom's Rickie Lambert pursues Dusan Tadic of Southampton on September 12, 2015
Preview: Southampton vs. West Bromwich Albion
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's Premier League clash between Southampton and West Brom at St Mary's.
Jan 14, 17:14
Yannick Bolasie of Crystal Palace and Virgil van Dijk of Southampton compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Southampton at Selhurst Park on December 12, 2015
Preview: Southampton vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole previews Saturday's FA Cup clash between Southampton and Crystal Palace as the Eagles look to knock the Saints out for a second season in a row.
Jan 7, 22:44
Southampton's Senegalese midfielder Sadio Mane runs with the ball during the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Norwich City at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England on August 30, 2015.
Southampton 'determined to keep Victor Wanyama, Sadio Mane'
Southampton are reportedly determined to keep hold of in-demand duo Victor Wanyama and Sadio Mane despite recent disciplinary problems.
Jan 5, 12:12
James Ward-Prowse of Southampton in action during the pre season friendly match between Southampton and Espanyol at St Mary's Stadium on August 2, 2015 in Southampton, England.
James Ward-Prowse calls for Southampton character
Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse calls on his side to show character in order to improve their poor recent form.
Jan 3, 21:59
Victor Wanyama brings down Dieumerci Mbokani during the game between Norwich and Southampton on January 2, 2016
Victor Wanyama apologises to Southampton over red card
Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama apologises to the club and its fans for the red card he received against Norwich City.
Jan 3, 18:56
Ronald Koeman manager of Southampton looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Swansea City at St Mary's Stadium on September 26, 2015
Ronald Koeman: 'I feel let down by Southampton players'
Southampton manager Ronald Koeman says that he has been "let down" by Sadio Mane and Victor Wanyama following disciplinary issues surrounding their 1-0 loss to Norwich.
Jan 2, 22:14
Alexander Tettey celebrates scoring during the game between Norwich and Southampton on January 2, 2016
Result: Alexander Tettey wins it for Norwich City
Alexander Tettey scores 15 minutes from time as Norwich City record a 1-0 win over 10-man Southampton in their Premier League clash at Carrow Road.
Jan 2, 17:18
Havard Nordtveit celebrates scoring for Borussia Monchengladbach against Bayern Munich on April 11, 2015
Arsenal interested in Norwegian midfielder?
Arsene Wenger is reportedly looking to bring defensive midfielder Havard Nordtveit back to Arsenal in the January window.
Dec 27, 11:41
Olivier Giroud celebrates with Arsenal teammates Mesut Ozil and Theo Walcott after scoring against Manchester City in the Premier League on December 21, 2015
Preview: Southampton vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews the Boxing Day clash in the Premier League between Southampton and Arsenal.
Dec 24, 13:58
Victor Wanyama of Southampton is chased by Morgan Schneiderlin of Manchester United during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Manchester United at St Mary's Stadium on September 20, 2015 in Southampton, United Kingdom.
Ronald Koeman: 'Victor Wanyama not leaving Southampton in January'
Ronald Koeman insists that it is "impossible" to buy sought-after Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama in January.
Dec 23, 12:36
Victor Wanyama of Southampton is chased by Morgan Schneiderlin of Manchester United during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Manchester United at St Mary's Stadium on September 20, 2015 in Southampton, United Kingdom.
Report: Victor Wanyama is Arsenal's top target
Arsene Wenger reportedly makes Southampton's defensive midfielder Victor Wanyama Arsenal's top transfer target in January.
Dec 21, 10:22
Andros Townsend of Tottenham Hotspur in action during the UEFA Europa League Group J match between RSC Anderlecht and Tottenham Hotspur FC at the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium on October 22, 2015 in Brussels, Belgium.
Tottenham Hotspur to swap Andros Townsend for Victor Wanyama?
A report claims that Tottenham Hotspur will offer Andros Townsend to Southampton in exchange for Victor Wanyama.
Dec 20, 00:02
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CLeicester CityLeicester362211364343077
2Tottenham HotspurSpurs361913467283970
3Arsenal361910759342567
4Manchester CityMan City361971068383064
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd35179943311260
6West Ham UnitedWest Ham351514660431759
7Southampton361691153391457
8Liverpool3515101059481155
9Chelsea351212115548748
10Stoke CityStoke36139143852-1448
11Everton351014115549644
12Watford35128153642-644
13Swansea CitySwansea361110153750-1343
14West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom361011153246-1441
15Bournemouth36118174363-2041
16Crystal Palace36109173646-1039
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle3689193964-2533
18Sunderland35711174058-1832
19Norwich CityNorwich3587203561-2631
RAston Villa3637262772-4516