Our Argentine boss has swooped for the central midfielder’s services for a second time, having originally taken Victor to Southampton at the start of the 2013-14 season.
On the arrival of the Kenyan international skipper, who has agreed a contract with the Club until 2021, Mauricio confirmed: “I know Victor very well because we signed him from Celtic to bring him to Southampton three years ago and I think he’s a player that can improve our squad and can help us for the next few years.
“He’s a very strong midfielder who is a holding midfielder but can play free and can play very well with the ball.
“He’s powerful and I think he’s a perfect player for us.”
Mauricio also sees it as advantageous that Victor has prior experience of the Premier League, having impressed over the last three years at St Mary’s.
“I think it’s very important – when you have the possibility to sign a player like him it’s a good opportunity for us,” he added.
“He’s a powerful player and I think it’s a good opportunity for us to add a player that can help us improve our squad. I think he will be a great signing for us.”
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