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Christian Benteke joins Crystal Palace from Liverpool

Crystal Palace have announced that they have signed Liverpool strikerChristian Benteke.

On Friday, manager Alan Pardew all but confirmed that the Belgian international would be moving to Selhurst Park and Palace have now confirmed that the 25-year-old has become an Eagles player.

Palace have said that the fee for Benteke – who has signed a four-year deal – will remain undisclosed but it is reported to be in the region of £30m.

Benteke told the club’s official website: “I’m very happy to commit my future to Crystal Palace and I’m looking forward to meeting the manager, the players and the staff.

“I feel really happy that the deal has been done and now I can look forward.”

Benteke leaves Liverpool having scored 10 goals in 42 games, although at least half of those appearances came from the bench.


Ajike is one of Nigeria's top Sportscasters with over 15 years of experience in writing and talking Sports.

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