Tottenham vs Liverpool preview: Why Wanyama could struggle to replace Dembele's influence

A week after his match-winning goal against Crystal Palace, Victor Wanyama faces a considerable task. When Tottenham host Liverpool on Saturday afternoon, the Kenyan defensive midfielder will continue to deputise for Mousa Dembélé following his £11million move from Southampton in the summer. While that's a big responsibility regardless of the opposition, it might turn out to be particularly hard against the Reds, whose intense pressing tends to punish the tiniest of slip-ups in the centre of the park. 


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