Aston Villa fans want Christian Benteke back for a second spell

Christian Benteke of Crystal Palace is tackled by Davy Propper of Brighton and Hove Albion during the Premier League match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Crystal Palace at Amex...

Aston Villa fans are eager to see Crystal Palace forward Christian Benteke brought back to Villa Park.

Manager of Aston Villa Steve Bruce during the pre season friendly match between Aston Villa and Watford  at Villa Park on July 29, 2017 in Birmingham, England.

Aston Villa fans are desperate for Steve Bruce to make a move for Christian Benteke in the January transfer window.

Benteke’s future at Crystal Palace has come into question, after the striker showed a selfish streak in the Eagles’ last match.

Benteke stole a last minute penalty away from usual taker Luka Milivojevic and proceeded to miss, as Palace could only manage to pick up a 2-2 draw with Bournemouth.

And Villa fans believe that Benteke could now be made available in January.

Christian Benteke of Crystal Palace reacts during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Southampton at Selhurst Park on September 16, 2017 in London, England.

Bruce has already confirmed that a striker is on Villa’s wishlist in the new year, as his current options up-front are limited.

The claret and blues have suffered badly with injuries, leaving Keinan Davis as their only fit senior front-man as things stand.

Bringing Benteke back to Villa Park could prove problematic for Financial Fair Play reasons, but Villa fans are still keen to see Bruce try his luck.

Benteke scored 49 goals in 101 appearances during his first spell at Villa Park.

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