Wanyama: I really liked Roy Keane – but he wouldn’t scare me

Wanyama has earned something of a hard-man reputation himself thanks to a tough-tackling playing style that led to three red cards last season – even if they were his only sendings-off in English football since joining Southampton from Celtic in summer 2013.

The Kenyan is now enjoying life at White Hart Lane after a £15m move to Tottenham this summer, and says English football has been ingrained in his life since childhood.

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Joe Brewin

Joe was the Deputy Editor at FourFourTwo until 2022, having risen through the FFT academy and been on the brand since 2013 in various capacities. 

By weekend and frustrating midweek night he is a Leicester City fan, and in 2020 co-wrote the autobiography of former Foxes winger Matt Piper – subsequently listed for both the Telegraph and William Hill Sports Book of the Year awards.