Victor Wanyama has been nothing short of sensational since arriving at Tottenham

Erik Lamela celebrates with Victor Wanyama after scoring the first goal for Tottenham

Tottenham Hotspur have signed a truly brilliant midfield enforcer.

Erik Lamela celebrates with Victor Wanyama after scoring the first goal for Tottenham

When Tottenham Hotspur finally signed Victor Wanyama from Southampton, manager Mauricio Pochettino knew a secret that was about to be revealed to the White Hart Lane faithful.

The Kenyan international had built a fine reputation at former clubs Celtic and Southampton, but some Spurs fans wondered if Wanyama would be any more than a bit-part player; an additional body who would struggle to usurp last year’s breakout star Eric Dier.

Tottenham's Victor Wanyama warms up before the match

That proved easier said than done, with Wanyama looking every inch a Tottenham superstar in the making after just a few short months in North London.

While Spurs could only draw 0-0 against Bayer Leverkusen in their latest Champions League match, the summer signing was the standout performer, bossing the midfield and ensuring the visitors’ back-line kept a much needed clean sheet.

Tottenham's Victor Wanyama during training

While headlines are often made by goal-scorers and tricky wingers, Wanyama deserves plenty of his own.

He has been the star of a Tottenham side quietly going about another title challenge and even this early in his Spurs career it is clear why Pochettino was so keen to bring him in.

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero in action with Tottenham's Victor Wanyama

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