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“Benteke is Rodgers’ biggest signing” – How supporters reacted to Christian Benteke’s Liverpool move

With Liverpool announcing the signing of £32.5 million signing Christian Benteke on Wednesday night, supporters primarily reacted with positivity.

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - Sunday, November 16, 2014: Wales' James Chester and Belgium's Christian Benteke during the UEFA Euro 2016 Qualifying Group B game at the King Baudouin [Heysel] Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Christian Benteke’s long-awaited move from Liverpool to Aston Villa was confirmed on Wednesday night, sealing the most talked-about transfer on the Reds’ summer.

The 24-year-old striker signed a long-term contract, and will join up with Brendan Rodgers’ squad when they return from their pre-season tour.

Benteke has been a divisive figure among Reds supporters since news broke of his imminent arrival—but how has the Belgian been received following his official unveiling?

Here’s the best of the social media reaction to Benteke’s arrival on Merseyside.

One from the man himself…

A reminder of his talents…

And a song for the Kop…

Fan Comments