"Never spoken to Wenger" says Kenya's Wanyama to scotch rumours

Reuters , Thursday 23 Apr 2015

Southampton's Victor Wanyama (C) celebrates scoring a goal against Swansea City during their English Premier League soccer match at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea, Wales, September 20, 2014 (Photo: 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.

"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.

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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