A surprising claim was made by the media yesterday as they claimed that Arsene Wenger might challenge Aston Villa for their ace Christian Benteke, who was willing to join the Gunners after their first successful season. Many tabloids have claimed that Arsene Wenger is being very cautious in his approach towards the first league titles in 9 years as he looks to cover up for their only target man Giroud.
Villa boss Paul Lambert recently confirmed that Spurs enquired about Benteke over the summer and Andre Villas Boas’ side have been linked with rekindling their interest in January.
Now the Daily Mail reports that the Gunners will also be in the running for the Belgium international.
Arsene Wenger recognizes that he cannot rely only on Nicklas Bendtner as the alternative to Olivier Giroud and is preparing to strengthen his striking option
Benteke has a wonderful start to his career with scoring plenty of goals and important ones. He scored plethora of goals in his first season in the Premier League which is a sensational for a young player like him.