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Christian Benteke

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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.

July 14, 2016    Christian Benteke News

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Benteke scored nine goals and added three assists while starting just 18 matches in all competitions last season.

After being acquired from Aston Villa for a hefty fee, much was expected from Benteke, but he made most of his appearances off the bench after the managerial position was taken over by Jurgen Klopp, who preferred the likes of Philippe Coutinho, Roberton Firmino and Daniel Sturridge up top. Benteke is expected to leave the club this summer in search of first-team football and will likely find himself in a different shirt come the start of the season.

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
2015 Proj. Premier Liverpool 2884 14 2 67 27 751 0 10 13 46
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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

2015 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
2016-5May 15 Premier @WBA * 90 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-5May 11 Premier CHE   15 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-5May 8 Premier WAT * 90 0 1 8 1 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-5May 1 Premier @SWA   44 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-3Mar 20 Premier @SOU   20 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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

July 9, 2016

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Benteke appeared twice off the bench for Belgium during Euro 2016, taking one shot on target and one dribble while moving his international record to 28 caps and six goals. Belgium suffered a shocking 3-1 upset defeat at the hands of Wales and were knocked out of the tournament in the quarterfinals.

Benteke started last season as a first choice striker for Liverpool, though, he faded away and ran out of favor. The 25-year-old forward, though, was productive with nine goals, three assists and an average of 2.1 shots per game in 29 Premier League appearances (14 starts) regardless of laying third in the depth charts behind both Daniel Sturridge and Divock Origi in the second part of the season.

May 20, 2016

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Benteke is in the search of more frequent first-team football and could be ready to leave Liverpool in order to find more playing time, reports the Daily Mail.

Benteke has not been the preferred choice at Liverpool under manager Jurgen Klopp, and has typically been chosen behind Divock Origi and Daniel Sturridge. While Benteke isn't expected to force a transfer he has been clear that he is searching for more playing time.

May 11, 2016

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Benteke headed in the equalizer on his lone shot off the bench in Wednesday's 1-1 draw to Chelsea.

With Liverpool battling on two fronts, Benteke has seen a fairly extensive amount of playing time of late. He's fully taken advantage of the situation scoring two goals and an assist in his last four games. Despite only 13 Premier League starts this season, with Liverpool staring at the huge Europa League final on May 18, he may be given another start in Championship Sunday versus the inferior Baggies.

May 8, 2016

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Benteke was the lone forward to appear for Liverpool in their 2-0 win Sunday over Watford. He assisted on the first goal scored by Joe Allen.

With Daniel Sturridge starting in Europa League play Thursday, Benteke was given the start and played 90 minutes against Watford. It's a toss up for who Jurgen Klopp will start against Chelsea midweek.

May 1, 2016

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Benteke came on at the half and scored on his only shot during Sunday's loss to Swansea.

Benteke did hardly anything statistically in his 45 minutes of action, but he was on hand to nod home a corner kick to bring Liverpool within one. He hasn't started a match since February, and it will be difficult to endorse his selection for fantasy purposes if he continues to come off the bench.

April 22, 2016

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Benteke (knee) is a late fitness test ahead of Saturday's match against Newcastle.

Benteke, who hasn't played since March 20, has returned to training with the first-team. However, manager Jurgen Klopp seems more reserved as to Benteke's progress. Even when fit, Benteke's made just 12 starts against 13 appearances off the bench in the Premier League. His first season on Merseyside has been a massive disappointment, scoring seven goals in the Premier League, but hasn't had the same kind of influence the team thought he would when he was brought in for tens of millions of pounds over the summer.

March 31, 2016

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Benteke (knee) was unable to train Thursday and appears unlikely to play Saturday against Spurs, the Liverpool Echo reports.

Benteke did not play for Belgium over the international break due to the ailment, and his absence will all but assure Daniel Sturridge keeps his starting job.