Christian Benteke RUMORS & NEWS

  • Aston Villa’s Christian Benteke ruled out of World Cup after Achilles tendon tear

    Metro "Aston Villa and Belgium have suffered a hammer blow with the news Christian Benteke has been ruled out of the World Cup through injury. The striker has torn his Achilles tendon just weeks ahead of the end of the season, with the news broken by Belgian journalist Kristof Terreur. Terreur,..." April 03

  • Christian Benteke's Aston Villa future won't be certain until after World Cup claims his agent

    Daily Mirror "Christian Benteke's agent has admitted he will decide the Aston Villa striker's future after the World Cup. Benteke is tied to the Villans until 2017 after signing a £40,000-a-week contract extension last summer, but that came after agent Eric Kismet advised him to hand in a transfer..." March 27

  • Christian Benteke ruled out of Aston Villa's Christmas and New Year fixtures

    Sky Sports "Christian Benteke has been ruled out of Aston Villa's Christmas and New Year fixtures. The striker has been struggling with a knee problem and did not play in Saturday's 2-1 defeat at Stoke. Sky Sports News now understands Benteke could also miss the next three games, against Crystal Palace,..." December 23

  • Tottenham plan £28m offer for Aston Villa star Christian Benteke

    Daily Star "Tottenham are plotting a stunning £28m January move for Christian Benteke. They are set to reignite their interest in the Aston Villa hotshot in the next transfer window with a blockbuster bid. The Belgian striker was a Tottenham target in the summer after handing in a transfer request..." October 23

  • Italians to rival Arsenal, Chelsea and Man Utd in race to sign Christian Benteke

    Daily Star "Lazio are ready to battle Arsenal Chelsea and Manchester United in the race to sign Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke. Benteke was a transfer target for the Premier League trio in the summer however turned his back on a deal away from Villa Park by signing a new four-year contract with the..." October 15

  • Christian Benteke agrees to new surprise deal as Tottenham and Chelsea lose out

    Daily Star "The Premier League side announced the news on Twitter, revealing the striker has signed a new contract. The tweet read: "Christian Benteke agrees a contract extension to keep him at Villa until 2017." Benteke returned to training on time yesterday morning and was put through his paces with..." July 19

  • Benteke heading for showdown with Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert today

    The Sun "CHRISTIAN BENTEKE is heading for an explosive showdown with Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert today. Villa’s £25million-rated wantaway striker, 22, is a Tottenham target after slapping in a transfer request last week. But the Belgian could be sentenced to join a growing group of Villa outcasts —..." July 18

  • Chelsea in £25m fight with Tottenham for Christian Benteke

    London Evening Standard "Chelsea and Tottenham will battle it out to sign Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke. The Belgium international handed in a transfer request last night and both London clubs are keen to lure him to the capital. Aston Villa still hope to keep their prize asset but a bid of around..." July 10

  • Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke hands in transfer request

    The Guardian "Christian Benteke has thrown Aston Villa's pre-season plans into turmoil by submitting a transfer request that is expected to lead to Tottenham Hotspur making a formal offer for the striker. Spurs watched Benteke on numerous occasions last season and, after becoming frustrated in their pursuit..." July 09

  • Aston Villa confirm Christian Benteke has handed in a transfer request

    Sky Sports "Aston Villa have confirmed Christian Benteke has handed in a transfer request and the striker will be allowed to leave if a suitable offer is made 'within an appropriate timeframe'. Benteke was a revelation for Villa last season after his £7million arrival from Genk and he scored 19 goals in..." July 08