Midfielder Victor Wanyama signs with MLS’s Montreal Impact

MONTREAL (AP) — Midfielder Victor Wanyama has been signed by Major League Soccer’s Montreal Impact as a designated player whose salary counts only partially against the team’s cap.

The 28-year-old from Kenya left England’s Tottenham on a free transfer. He joins a team that hired Thierry Henry as coach during the offseason.

“When I spoke with Thierry Henry and he told me he wanted me to join him in Montreal, I didn’t have to think twice,” Wanyama said in a statement Tuesday. “He has always been a player that I’ve admired, and I am really happy to get the opportunity to work with him.”

Wanyama scored seven goals in 97 appearances with Spurs, including six in 69
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