Benteke came off the bench to score the winning goal in Liverpool's victory against Crystal Palace.
The midfielder was left out of the Owls' Championship clash with Rotherham on Saturday due to a knee problem.
The Norwegian coach believes that his side are favourites.
England Under-20 boss Keith Downing is on Walsall's shortlist, reports say.
The Argentine says that his star midfielder has not one but two injuries to manage.
Liverpool came from a goal down to beat Crystal Palace 2-1 on Sunday.
The winger helped the Hoops book their place in the last four of the Scottish Cup on Sunday.
The Leeds United manager has spoken after his side's weekend win.
The towering Matt Macey might earn his Arsenal debut.
Tottenham Hotspur would be wise to make a move for a teenager who had a weekend to remember for all the right reasons.