Report: Chelsea interested in Liverpool’s Christian Benteke

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Liverpool striker Christian Benteke has been linked with a move to Premier League rivals Chelsea in the January transfer window.

Chelsea are interested in signing Christian Benteke from Liverpool in the January transfer window, according to The Sunday People.

It has been reported by the British newspaper that the Belgium international striker was a target for Jose Mourinho before he was sacked as the Chelsea manager on Thursday.

According to the report, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is unsure whether the former Aston Villa star fits his playing style.

The Sunday People claims that a deal could be made between the two Premier League clubs in the January transfer window.

Benteke joined Liverpool from Premier League rivals Villa in the summer transfer window.

The Belgian has scored four goals and created 14 chances in 13 league appearances for the Reds so far this season.

The 25-year-old former Standard Liege and Genk striker has a pass accuracy of 66% and a shot accuracy of 39%, and has won 86 headers, five dribbles and two tackles.

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