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Aston Villa's Jack Grealish like Twitter message calling for the return of fan favourite

Jack Grealish of Aston Villa during the Carabao Cup Semi Final match between Leicester City and Aston Villa at The King Power Stadium on January 8, 2020 in Leicester, England.

Aston Villa are on the lookout for some attacking firepower this month given the injuries they have suffered.

Christian Benteke of Aston Villa celebrates with Jack Grealish and Andreas Weimann of Aston Villa after scoring to make it 2-1

Jack Grealish has hinted on Twitter that he would like Christian Benteke to return to Aston Villa after he liked a Twitter message calling for him to be brought 'home'.

Villa are on the lookout for a new striker this month following their lack of attacking depth in the final third, and even more worryingly, the season-ending injury to star man Wesley.


There have been many names touted around to join Villa this month, but at this moment in time, nothing seems concrete for the Midlands outfit.

The Telegraph have previously claimed that Villa have asked about re-signing Benteke, with Crystal Palace hinting that they would only be willing to sell him rather than loan him out.

Nonetheless, as posted on the 'likes' section of Grealish's Twitter account, it seems as though he is keen for the Palace man to return to the club where he made a name for himself. 

Here is a Villa fan posting a grab of Grealish liking tweet regarding Benteke:

Villa are in need of a striker, but if truth be told, Benteke isn't the answer because in recent seasons he has fallen like a stone and his form has well and truly gone out of the window. 

But if Smith and Co. can secure the services of the striker they want, added with Benteke, then that is perhaps something the Villa Park faithful would be able to get on board with.

Though it is said that 'you shouldn't go back'. It also has to be mentioned that just because Benteke was successful during his time at Villa, it doesn't guarantee he'll be successful again. 

But it is very tough dipping into the market trying to buy a striker midway through the season and that of an experienced campaigner because the talent pool isn't as big as the money in the pot. 

Assistant Head Coach, John Terry speaks with Manager of Aston Villa Dean Smith during the Pre-Season Friendly match between Charlton and Aston Villa at The Valley on July 27, 2019 in...

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