Christian Benteke

Christian Benteke

Christian Benteke

  • Current club: Crystal Palace
  • Date of Birth: 3 December 1990
  • Birthplace: Kinshasa, Zaire{{cite news
  • Position: Forward, Striker

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      Chelsea striker set to make Crystal Palace move?

      Belgium international Michy Batshuayi has reportedly agreed terms with Crystal Palace ahead of his deadline-day loan move from Chelsea.

      Liverpool striker undergoes medical with Crystal Palace

      Liverpool striker Dominic Solanke will reportedly join Crystal Palace on a short-term loan for the season after having undergone a successful medical with the south London side.

      Chelsea to sell Michy Batshuayi to London rivals?

      Chelsea have reportedly offered Crystal Palace the opportunity to sign out-of-favour striker Michy Batshuayi when the transfer window reopens next month.

      Southampton attempt to sign Liverpool striker

      Southampton are reportedly on acquiring the services of Danny Ings from Liverpool, though they are only willing to pay half of the marksman's price tag.

      Is Belgium's golden generation now ready?

      Another victory for Belgium against Brazil in the World Cup signalled the country's unbeaten tournament so far. Is this finally Belgium's time to shine?

      The history of the nations competing in Group G of the 2018 World Cup

      Germany are the defending world champions and head to Russia this summer among the favourites to repeat their success from four years ago.

      Nainggolan fails to make cut for Belgium squad

      Radja Nainggolan is a surprise omission from Belgium's World Cup this summer. Roberto Martinez has named his final 23-man squad and Roma midfielder Nainggolan is a victim of the cull; with Martinez opting for a youthful looking squad.

      Chelsea plan winter spending spree including Everton midfielder

      Chelsea will reportedly retain their interest in Everton midfielder Ross Barkley as they look to splash the cash during the January transfer window.

      Trio eyed as potential replacements for Michy Batshuayi in January

      Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has already made up his shortlist of targets to replace Michy Batshuayi during the winter transfer window. The Belgium international has struggled to find the scoresheet in his two Premier League starts this term.

      Roy Hodgson hoping for 'some good luck' against Manchester United

      Crystal Palace head coach Roy Hodgson has suggested that his side will be looking for some good luck when they face Manchester United in the Premier League on Saturday.

      Was De Boer the right man for Palace?

      It’s been a bit of a tough time for Crystal Palace over recent years in the English Premier League. After a good impact by Alan Pardew, things began to sour, with Palace in desperate trouble and facing relegation. Steve Parish made the best decision possible and employed Sam Allardyce as Pardew’s replacement. A man who has never been relegated from the top flight and has often dug even the most doomed teams out of trouble. Big Sam called time on his managerial career in May this year, step forward Frank de Boer.

      Everton express interest in Jamie Vardy

      Everton are reportedly weighing up a late bid to sign Leicester City marksman Jamie Vardy. The England international is also a transfer target for Chelsea.

      De Boer confident of Benteke stay

      Christian Benteke announced his arrival in the Premier League by becoming the focal point of the Aston Villa attack. After an unsuccessful spell at Liverpool, the big Belgian needed a new opportunity to show his quality. Crystal Palace gave him that chance by making him their biggest ever signing and The Eagles are hoping to keep hold of him this summer. 

      Evaluating Chelsea’s striker options

      It seems almost inevitable that Chelsea will utilise the transfer market to bring a striker or two to the club this summer. Diego Costa looks set to leave the champions after falling out with manager Antonio Conte, leaving Michy Batshuayi as the club’s only recognised striker. Romelu Lukaku was touted to be the man to fill the void, but following his surprise £75 million move to Manchester United, the Blues will have to look at alternatives. There have been a number of rumours as to who will take up the task as Chelsea’s first choice striker, but who will best suit the role?

      Everton to sign Christian Benteke?

      Everton boss Ronald Koeman has identified Christian Benteke as a potential candidate to replace Romelu Lukaku, who sealed his move to Manchester United earlier in the week.

      Everton, Chelsea interested in ex-Liverpool flop

      Everton and Chelsea could potentially vie for the services of Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke this summer. The Belgium international joined the Eagles from Liverpool on a club-record deal last year.

      Benteke returns to Anfield to haunt Liverpool

      Former Liverpool striker Christian Benteke returned to Anfield on Sunday to score a brace of goals that could seriously harm the Merseyside team's chances of a top four Premier League finish. 

      Crystal Palace chasing Jay Rodriguez

      Crystal Palace are reportedly prepared to offer an escape route to Jay Rodriguez who has struggled to cement a regular starting role at Southampton.

      Liverpool will not sell Sakho on the cheap

      Liverpool are reportedly prepared to play hardball in negotiations with Crystal Palace, should they seek to sign defender Mamadou Sakho on a permanent contract.