Victor Wanyama leaves Tottenham to join Thierry Henry’s Montreal Impact side

Victor Wanyama has left Tottenham to join MLS club Montreal Impact on a free transfer.

The Kenya international has agreed a three-year deal with Thierry Henry's side, subject to receiving international clearance and passing his medical.

Former Celtic midfielder Wanyama made 97 appearances for Spurs following his £11million move from Southampton in 2016, scoring seven goals.

The 28-year-old has featured just four times for Jose Mourinho's side this season and has now called time on his career in North London to link up with the Canadian side.

"We have reached agreement with Major League Soccer side Montreal Impact for the transfer of Victor Wanyama," the Premier League club said in a statement on Tuesday night. "We wish Victor well for the future."

An additional message on the Tottenham's Twitter account added: "From the goal in our last game at White Hart Lane to THAT strike at Anfield, thank you for providing us with some incredible memories Victor Wanyama."

Wanyama spoke of his excitement at joining the MLS club and working under the former Arsenal legend.

“I’m really happy to join an exciting club like the Montreal Impact,” said the 28-year-old in a statement on Montreal's website .

“MLS continues to grow every season and I’m looking forward to bringing further awareness to this team, city and league across Africa.

"When I spoke to Thierry and he told me he wanted me to join him in Montreal, I didn’t have to think twice.

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