Wanyama rated among top best tacklers in EPL

Wanyama rated among top best tacklers in EPL

Wanyama rated among top best tacklers in EPL

Victor Wanyama

Harambee Stars captain Victor Wanyama is among the top ten best tacklers in the English Premier League according to statistics by respected sports statistics  firm Opta.

As per Opta stats, teammate Nathaniel Clyne tops the most tackles (73) list with Wanyama fifth on 51 tackles. The Premier League website places Wanyama fifth with 78 tackles won.

Wanyama's second season with Southampton was a great success as he bagged the President’s Choice award at the club’s Player Awards last month.

The 23-year-old Kenyan has a bright future as top clubs including Arsenal are closely monitoring him with an aim of making a swoop.

Former Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas, now a champion with Chelsea, created the most chances at 54.Downing (52) of West Ham, Wanyama's teammate Tadic (47) and gunners workhorse Alexis Chances (44) occupy the top four players who created most chances list respectively.

Reigning African footballer, Ivorian Yaya Toure had the most successful passes at 1285 and is followed closely by Fabregas who managed 1205 successful passes.

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