Jamie Redknapp suggests Victor Wanyama starts for Tottenham Hotspur against Manchester City

7th April 2019, Goodison Park, Liverpool, England; EPL Premier League Football, Everton versus Arsenal; tv pundit Jamie Redknapp arrives at the stadium prior to the match

Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham Hotspur will face Manchester City in the Champions League this week.

Victor Wanyama of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Huddersfield Town at the Tottenham Hotspur...

Jamie Redknapp suggested on Sky Sports Main Event on Saturday afternoon (2:56pm, April 13, 2019) that Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino should include Victor Wanyama in the starting lineup against Manchester City this week.

Tottenham will take on Premier League rivals City away from home at the Etihad Stadium in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie on Wednesday evening.

 

The North London outfit won the first leg of the tie 1-0 at White Hart Lane in London last week.

Former Tottenham midfielder Redknapp has suggested that Spurs manager Pochettino should considering including defensive midfielder Wanyama in the starting lineup against City.

Rednapp believes that the 27-year-old Kenya international’s power and freshness will help Spurs against City.

Victor Wanyama of Tottenham Hotspur takes the ball around Ben Hamer of Huddersfield Town and goes on to score his sides first goal of the game during the Premier League match between...

Redknapp said about Wanyama on Sky Sports Main Event on Saturday afternoon (2:56pm, April 13, 2019): “What you want him to do is to put fires out all around the pitch if he can, and he has got real power.

“He is fresh, he hasn’t played a lot of football. I am sure it’s something he’s (Pochettino) looking at at the moment.”

Stats

Wanyama has made three starts and five substitute appearances in the Premier League for Tottenham so far this season, scoring one goal in the process, according to WhoScored.

The former Celtic and Southampton defensive midfielder has played just 67 minutes in the Champions League for Spurs so far this campaign, according to WhoScored.

Victor Wanyama of Tottenham Hotspur and Jonathan Hogg of Huddersfield Town during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Huddersfield Town at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on...

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