Christian Benteke scores for Liverpool
The agent of Christian Benteke has dismissed reports that suggest his client is due to leave Liverpool, according to Sky Sports.
Recent reports – by the likes of the Mirror – have suggested that personal terms have been agreed between the striker and Crystal Palace, with a deal expected to be completed this week.
Christian Benteke celebrates scoring for Liverpool
The comments will come as a disappointment to Alan Pardew and Palace who are looking to add firepower to their front line.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp
Benteke has struggled at Anfield since his move from Aston Villa last summer, and the arrival of Klopp has only made matters worse.
The powerful, target-man isn’t ideally suited to Klopp’s high pressing system and as such has failed to establish himself in the starting lineup.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp with Christian Benteke
Given that there appears to be no place for Benteke in Klopp’s plans, a compromise must surely be made for the benefit of all parties.