Liverpool media round-up: Defender returns to club after injury, Benteke backed to succeed by coach

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A selection of the latest stories in the media involving Liverpool Football Club this Monday morning.

On-loan defender Kevin Stewart has returned to Anfield, according to the Liverpool Echo, after suffering a medial ligament injury during his loan spell at Swindon Town.

Stewart is expected to be out for six weeks following the injury sustained in a game against Newport in the Football League Trophy.

Christian Benteke will be able to adapt to any style of player, according to coach Michel Bruyninckx, who specialises in improving a player's mental abilities. 

Benteke has scored one goal in his four Premier League games since his arrival at Anfield, while some have questioned whether the £32.5 million signing from Aston Villa could adapt effectively to the Reds' style of player. 

Bruyninckx is quoted in the Liverpool Echo: “This challenge is not new for him. For many years, people tried to convince Christian he was only a physical player, but, through his mental power, he has changed all that.

“When you watch him in the national team, you can see that, technically, he is skilled, he is creative, he is intelligent. I fully believe that, through Liverpool, he will go to a higher level again."

Benteke was involved in Belgium's 1-0 win over Cyprus in the Euro 2016 qualifiers but was withdrawn at half-time in place of teammate at both club and international level, Divock Origi. 

Benteke had suffered a thigh strain on international duty but the substitution is thought to have been tactical rather than fitness related, the Echo reports, and he should be fit to lead the line against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Saturday evening. 

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