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By Harvey Byrne

Tottenham Midfielder Victor Wanyama has posted a message to former Liverpool defender Rigobert Song on Twitter after he had suffered a a cerebral attack.

It was revealed by the BBC Sport website on Tuesday morning that the now 40-year-old had come out of a two-day coma.

Following the news, Wanyama posted a message of support to the Cameroon international via his personal Twitter account telling him to keep fighting and calling him a warrior.

Song spent a year at Liverpool and two years at West Ham during a 16-year professional career.

He has also represented his country an impressive 137 times after making his debut in 1993 aged 17.

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The former Reds player has currently been working as a coach for Cameroon’s football federation following his departure as Chad coach.

Song has been a huge influence in Africa for his successful career in football and Kenya international Wanyama may have idolised the defensive player when growing up.

Wanyama, 25, completed a summer move to White Hart Lane in the summer in an £11million fee.

He has helped shore up an already impressive Spurs defence and has featured in eight fixtures in the new campaign with the north London club currently sat in second place and a point behind league leaders Manchester City.

In other Tottenham news, Son Heung-min currently tops the pile in the Sky Sports Power Rankings after the seventh week of the Premier League season.