John Aldridge reacts on Twitter to Christian Benteke’s first-half performance against Stoke

Christian Benteke made his competitive debut for Liverpool against Stoke City in the Premier League on Sunday.

John Aldridge has taken to social networking site Twitter to express his admiration of Christian Benteke’s first-half performance for Liverpool on Sunday afternoon.

The Belgium international striker made his competitive debut for the Reds against Stoke City away from home in the Premier League.

The 24-year-old started the encounter at the Britannia Stadium and played for the entire 90 minutes, helping Liverpool to a 1-0 win.

Former Liverpool striker Aldridge was following the game, and he was impressed with Benteke’s heading ability in the first half.

Benteke was far from his best on his debut for Liverpool, but he did show that he can be a success for the Merseyside outfit.

The striker, who joined the Reds from Premier League rivals Aston Villa last month, gave the team a more direct and alternative way to play their game.

Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet made 24 long passes on Sunday, with Benteke receiving more passes from him that any other player in the team.

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