Victor Wanyama has now opened up on his regret at not winning any trophies with Tottenham before leaving the club and admitted that it is painful to think about.
The Kenyan international departed Spurs in March to join Montreal Impact after falling out of favour under both Pochettino and Mourinho this season.
Injuries prevented the 28-year-old from regaining his best form in his final few seasons at the club but Wanyama certainly made a big impact in North London when he first arrived.
He built a formidable partnership with Mousa Dembele in the middle of the park which was crucial in spearheading the Lilywhites’ title push in the 2016/17 season. Unfortunately, they ultimately fell just short.
Despite coming close to winning both the Premier League and Champions League during his time in North London, the team never quite managed to get over the line and win a piece of silverware during Wanyama’s three and a half years there.
The midfielder has now expressed his regret at how things ended at the club and apologised to the fans for failing to bring home any trophies.
Speaking to MLSsoccer.com Wanyama said: “It’s sad (to have left without winning trophies).
“I felt sorry leaving like that, I’m sorry to the fans and myself after having a top team, performing at our best, but not winning anything. It’s just a shame. It’s painful to have left with nothing.
“Our team was really strong at Southampton with top players, it’s unbelievable we didn’t win anything. It happened twice for me, at Southampton then Spurs. We had an unbelievable team, but we didn’t win anything.”
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I still, to this day, find it hard to fathom how we ended the 2016/17 season trophyless. I believe we were playing the best football in the whole of Europe that season and were just destroying teams with ease. It would really have been a fairytale ending at White Hart Lane had we won the league in the final season at the old stadium. Losing out to Antonio Conte’s Chelsea that season bothers me more than the season before when we fell short to Leicester, as well as the Champions League final last year.
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