Christian Benteke sends parting message to Liverpool fans

Christian Benteke celebrates scoring the first goal for Liverpool

The striker completed a move to Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Christian Benteke celebrates scoring the first goal for LiverpoolChristian Benteke celebrates scoring the first goal for Liverpool

Christian Benteke has taken to Twitter to send a message to Liverpool fans after completing his move to Crystal Palace.

The striker officially joined the Eagles on Saturday afternoon, bringing about an end to a short stint at Anfield.

It was not a happy year for him on Merseyside after making the move from Aston Villa as he struggled to fit into both Brendan Rodgers' and Jurgen Klopp’s plans for the Reds.

He will be hoping to get his career back on track with Alan Pardew’s side and return to the kind of form that saw him starring during his time at Villa Park.

But while his focus is now firmly on the future, he was keen to thank the Anfield faithful for their support during his time at Liverpool.

It now remains to be seen if Benteke does prove to be a smart signing for Crystal Palace this season.

They have certainly shown their faith in him by spending such a big fee to bring him to the club.

Key to him being a success will be the relationship he can build with wingers such as Andros Townsend and Wilfried Zaha, who will be relied upon to provide the ammunition that the Belgian thrives off of.

Christian Benteke celebrates scoring the first goal for LiverpoolChristian Benteke celebrates scoring the first goal for Liverpool

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