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Christian Benteke

25-Year-Old Forward     Crystal Palace  Premier


Belgium

Birthdate:  December 3, 1990    Birthplace:  Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo    Nationality:  Belgium    Height:  6' 3"    Weight:  183 lbs    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed with Liverpool in July 2015 after transferring from Aston Villa. Signed a four-year contract with Crystal Palace in August of 2016 after transferring from Liverpool.

September 24, 2016    Christian Benteke News

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Benteke headed home the final goal in stoppage time in Saturday's 3-2 win at Sunderland. He finished with a ridiculous eight shots and 10 aerials won.

With little defense played in the match, Benteke was a force up front. It was a good sign from Benteke, who's had somewhat of a slow start to his time at Palace. He'll have a tough match at Everton next.

Christian Benteke – Season Projections
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Season League Team Mins Goals Assists Shots SOT Pass Com. Acc. Cross Crosses Tckls Won Fouls Won
2016 Proj. Premier Crystal Palace 329 1 0 13 4 125 0 3 3 5
Christian Benteke – Stats
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Season League Team Appear. Starts Min Goals Assists Shots SOG Cross Fl Drn Fl Com Tackles Int Blocks CS YC RC
2015 Premier Liverpool 29 14 1517 9 3 61 19 1 25 30 7 1 0 0 2 0
2016 Premier Crystal Palace 4 4 354 2 0 12 3 0 5 11 1 1 0 0 1 0

2016 Game Log   Christian Benteke
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Date League OPP ST MIN G A S SOG CRO FS FC TKL INT BLK CS PKG PKM YC RC
2016-9Sep 24 Premier @SUN * 90 1 0 8 2 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-9Sep 18 Premier STK * 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-9Sep 10 Premier @MID * 84 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-8Aug 27 Premier BOU * 90 0 0 3 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

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Christian Benteke: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

September 10, 2016

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Benteke scored with his only shot in Saturday's 2-1 win at Boro.

His first goal since arriving at Palace, Benteke showed the brute power that Liverpool thought they were getting last season. Against lesser teams such as Middlesbrough, Benteke has the ability to physically dominate CBs. He's worth a strong look for next week against a struggling Stoke defense.

August 28, 2016

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Benteke created two chances in Crystal Palace's 1-1 draw at home to Bournemouth on Saturday.

No, Benteke did not score a hat-trick on his debut but he was quietly effective and could have had himself an assist if Yohan Cabaye had slotted home his penalty in the first half. With ammunition from Andros Townsend, Wilfried Zaha, Cabaye et al, there's little doubt that Benteke will be a success.

August 27, 2016

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Benteke is starting on Saturday against Bournemouth.

In his first Premier League action for his new club, Benteke will start up front with Connor Wickham, as Andros Townsend and Jason Puncheon start on the wings. Benteke has tremendous fantasy upside when he gets the playing time, which should be the case now with the Eagles.

August 26, 2016

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Benteke started midweek for Crystal Palace in the League Cup, but may not be ready for another start so soon this Saturday against Bournemouth.

Having not seen much time in the preseason, it appears Benteke isn't ready to take on a full 90 minutes after only making it 45 minutes in the League Cup win. All signs point to Connor Wickham getting the start with Benteke likely being used as a substitute Saturday.

August 20, 2016

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Benteke signed a four-year contract with Crystal Palace on Saturday after transferring from Liverpool.

Benteke's move from Aston Villa to Liverpool was a total bust, as he found himself stuck behind Daniel Sturridge, Roberto Firmino and Divock Origi. His fantasy upside explodes with the move to Selhurst Park, as he is fully expected to start as soon as he acclimates, pushing Conor Wickham to the bench.

August 19, 2016

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Liverpool and Crystal Palace have agreed to a 32 million transfer fee for Benteke and the forward is due to undergo a medical ahead of finalizing the move, reports the Daily Mail.

Benteke traveled to London Thursday afternoon to have the medical after Crystal Palace's revised bid was accepted by Liverpool. The London club's original offer was rejected by the Reds earlier this week.

August 17, 2016

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Liverpool rejected a transfer bid of 30 million in total value from Crystal Palace for Benteke, reports the Daily Mail.

Liverpool has been set on recovering 32.5 million on any transfer of the striker, and are also reportedly seeking more of that valuation as guaranteed payment. The striker scored 10 times in 42 matches last season, and speculation continues to swirl around his future.