Soccer-Southampton make Wanyama first Kenyan in Premier League (Reuters)

July 11 (Reuters) – Midfielder Victor Wanyama became the first Kenyan to sign for an English Premier League club when he moved from Scottish champions Celtic to Southampton on a four-year contract for an undisclosed fee on Thursday. Local media estimated the 22-year-old Kenya captain had cost Southampton 12.5 million pounds ($18.68 million) which would be the biggest fee involving a Scottish club, beating the 12 million Rangers paid Chelsea for Norway forward Tore Andre Flo in 2000. The previous record transfer fee received by a Scottish club was the 9. …

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