“Never spoken to Wenger” says Wanyama to scotch rumours

SOUTHAMPTON, England (Reuters) – Southampton’s Kenyan midfielder Victor Wanyama took to social media on Thursday in a bid to quash rumours he was set to quit the south coast high-fliers for Arsenal.

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“To cut the story short have never spoken to Wenger,” Wanyama wrote on Twitter, prompting an outpouring of praise from Southampton fans, and less enthusiastic responses from Gunners supporters.

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The Sun tabloid on Thursday linked the 23-year-old with Arsenal, quoting Wanyama as saying Wenger had been discussing him and had “let it be known” he was interested in signing the former Celtic powerhouse.

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