REVEALED – 10 hidden gems Graham Carr recommended at NUFC before they made it big

10. Victor Wanyama

After impressing in the Belgian League, 19-year-old midfielder Victor Wanyama was believed to be a target of Newcastle’s in the summer of 2011.

Celtic won the race to sign the promising Kenyan for a fee in the region of £1m, and since Wanyama has never looked back. His performances in Scotland earned a £12.5m move to Southampton and he is now one of the top defensive midfielders in England, being an integral part of Tottenham’s midfield.

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About Olly Hawkins

Olly has been a Junior Magpie from birth. As a season ticket holder and avid Newcastle United fan - he eats, sleeps and breathes all things NUFC.

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