Kenyan international Victor Wanyama has issued a public apology following his sending off on Saturday 2 January as his Southampton side took on Norwich City at Carrow Road.
Wanyama was sent off on the 74th minute for a second yellow card as his team went on to lose 0 – 1 courtesy of Alex Tettey’s goal and after his Manager Ronald Koeman vented in his post match comments, the midfielder took to Instagram to tender an apology.
He termed it a reckless tackle, that resulted in the second yellow and stated that he is focused on returning to help the team after his suspension.
“I would just like to apologize to the manager, fans and everyone at the club for my red card yesterday (Saturday).
“It was reckless and irresponsible, and I should have used my experience to have not let it happen especially when I was on a yellow card. I now just want to focus on getting back to the pitch and helping the team as much as I can,” he posted on Instagram.
The result saw Southampton drop to 13th place on the league standings.