Menu

Benteke transfer: Agent tells prank caller Liverpool & Man Utd target is leaving

Bizarre story from Villa Park!

SEE ALSO:
£200m spree: How Man United’s XI could look in 2015/16 with five new world class signings including £69m PSG pair
Find out the world’s richest footballers in 2015!
Get Liverpool goal videos with our FREE Sports video app!

Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke will be on his way out of the club this summer, his agent revealed to a prank caller posing as a Premier League manager.

The Belgian international, who has a £32.5m release clause and who is wanted by the likes of Liverpool, Manchester United and Chelsea, is seemingly setting his sights on an exit from Villa Park after a highly disappointing season for the club.

Tim Sherwood’s side narrowly escaped relegation before being thrashed 4-0 by Arsenal in the FA Cup final, and Sky Sports now reports his representative has made it clear he will be leaving.

Villa chief executive Tom Fox has slammed this call from a fan, and has been quoted as saying he still hopes to persuade Benteke to stay and sign a new deal.

Still, this looks like bad news for the club’s fans as the 24-year-old’s agent tries to earn his client the big move he arguably deserves after his fine individual form.

More Stories Christian Benteke