Victor Wanyama Salary: Despite Tottenham Hotspur being known for paying less on wages than their rivals, Spotrac result shows that Harambee Stars captain Wanyama is earning £1million.
In the list, Wanyama earns £3,380,000 (Sh436million) annually. That means Wanyama sits in 12th place in Tottenham Hotspur F.C. 2019/20 Payroll with weekly income of £65,000 (Sh8.3 million).
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Victor Wanyama was born 25 June 1991. He plays as a defensive midfielder for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and captains the Kenyan national team.
Wanyama became the first ever Kenyan player to score in the UEFA Champions League when he scored the first goal in Celtic’s 2–1 win over Barcelona on 7 November 2012. On 11 July 2013, Wanyama moved to Premier League club Southampton for £12.5 million making him the most expensive player sold by a Scottish club, surpassing the £9.5 million Russian club Spartak Moscow paid for Aiden McGeady in 2010.
He has earned over 50 caps for the Kenyan national team since making his international debut in May 2007 at the age of 15.
Wanyama attended Kamukunji High School, which fields a successful football team. Upon leaving High School, he also played with JMJ Academy for three years during which time he also joined Kenyan Premier League clubs Nairobi City Stars and AFC Leopards. In 2007, he joined Allsvenskan club Helsingborg but after the departure of his brother McDonald Mariga to Serie A side Parma in 2008, Wanyama returned to Kenya.
Wanyama made his debut for the Kenyan national team in May 2007, aged just 15 in a friendly against Nigeria. He also played in all six of Kenya’s 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. He became the captain of his national team in 2013.
Apart from the Victor Wanyama Salary, Mohamed Salah is the highest-paid player at Liverpool- earning £200,000 per-week with Kane, Tottenham’s best-paid player earning £150,000-a-week less than De Bruyne who is highest-paid player at Manchester City earning £350,000 weekly. Manchester United’s best-paid player, Alexis Sanchez who scored just twice in 27 appearances is said to be a drain on Manchester United’s finances with a weekly salary of £350,000.