Wanyama told to get the doughnuts in for Saints

Date published: Monday 8th February 2016 4:31

Victor Wanyama: Trudges off

Southampton’s Maya Yoshida says Victor Wanyama was harshly sent off against West Ham but the midfielder still owes a debt of gratitude to his team-mates.

Yoshida netted an early winner to see off West Ham on Saturday evening but the Saints task was made all the more difficult by Wanyama’s 54th-minute dismissal following a tackle on Hammers talisman Dimitri Payet.

The decision was “harsh”, according to Yoshida, but the Japan centre-half still expects Wanyama to treat his team-mates  as an apology.

Yoshida told the Daily Star: “After Victor was sent off it was a really tough last 20 minutes but there was great team spirit to keep the three points,” the Japanese centre-half said.

“The decision was a little bit tough I think, he probably deserved a yellow card.

“Victor has to pay us back now, maybe some Krispy Kreme doughnuts for the players.”

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