The German says his team knew all about the striker’s qualities and has not been surprised to see him in the goals for his new club since moving to Selhurst Park.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is wary of Christian Benteke spoiling the Reds’ feel-good factor this weekend.
The Reds will face Benteke for the first time on Saturday following Klopp’s decision to sell the striker to the south London club in August for an initial fee reported to be approximately £27 million.
Belgium striker Christian Benteke scored the fastest goal in World Cup qualifying history when netted after seven seconds against Gibraltar.
Benteke, handed a rare start for the Belgium side by manager Roberto Martinez, forced his way into the starting XI at the expense of Everton striker Romelu Lukaku.
Clearly keen to impress, the Crystal Palace striker couldn’t have started better when he robbed the ball immediately after kickoff, drove forward and scored with a cross-goal drive.
The previous record since detailed timing was […]
New Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke believes a lack of trust from manager Jurgen Klopp was responsible for his failure to establish himself in the German’s Liverpool side.
Benteke was signed by Brendan Rodgers last summer for what was then a club record £32million fee but the northern Irishman’s departure coincided with Benteke being shoved down the pecking order.
The Belgian international signed a four-year deal with Palace on Saturday to end his time on Merseyside and he believes the change of […]
A year after leaving Aston Villa for the Reds, the 25-year-old has now become the Eagles’ biggest-ever signing after finalising formalities in a huge summer transfer.
Christian Benteke has completed his blockbuster £32 million transfer from Liverpool to Crystal Palace, inking a four-year deal at Selhurst Park.
The striker passed a medical on Friday before agreeing personal terms believed to be in the region of £120,000-a-week.
Benteke, who became the second-most expensive purchase for Reds when they recruited him from Aston Villa last […]
Crystal Palace have agreed a £30m package deal for Liverpool striker Christian Benteke.
The Belgian forward moved to Anfield last summer but was overlooked by Jurgen Klopp when the German was appointed Liverpool boss in October.
The 25-year-old was a revelation for Aston Villa and maintained a decent goal record on Merseyside, scoring nine in 28 appearances.
Palace sanctioned the sale of Yannick Bolasie to Everton earlier this week in the hope that they could entice Benteke to Selhurst Park but had their […]
The Belgian striker netted his first goal for the Reds a year ago but is now desperate to secure a move away following 12 frustrating months that he never saw coming.
It is 365 days since Christian Benteke celebrated his first official goal as a Liverpool player.
The striker, recruited from Aston Villa under the instruction of Brendan Rodgers, converted Jordan Henderson’s inswinging delivery past a stranded Artur Boruc at the back post to secure a 1-0 victory over Bournemouth at Anfield.