Crystal Palace forward Christian Benteke has put pen to paper with a new two-year contract, as reported by The Independent.
In a move that will delight the Selhurst Park faithful, the Belgian international is set to be a key player for the Eagles heading into 2021/22.
Few could argue against the award of a new contract, after an impressive 2020/21 season saw the 30-year-old net ten goals in 30 Premier League fixtures [Transfermarkt], with most of those coming towards the end of the campaign.
Set to partake in Belgium’s EURO 2020 campaign, his experience, goal threat and strength will continue to give opposition backlines plenty of food for thought – on average, the target man successfully wins around 6.8 aerial duels per match [WhoScored].
Given his physical threat and recent rediscovery of his eye for goal, there is little wonder loads of Crystal Palace fans have flocked to social media to sing his praises, following the latest developments, which was confirmed by the club on Twitter.
Fans gush over Benteke contract news:
Upon hearing about his contract extension, here are what some of the Palace diehards had to say about the news:
“PLAYER OF THE SEASON”
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