If he can put his discipline and injury problems behind him, Diafra Sakho could become the perfect foil for Benteke.
The West Ham striker is quick and strong enough to cause problems on his own, and many defences would struggle to cope with both him and the Belgian attacking crosses.
Sakho announced himself with a bang in his first Premier League season, scoring in six consecutive Premier League games before injuring himself in the new year.
The 26-year-old doesn’t come without his baggage but Pardew has showed before with Hatem Ben Arfa that he can get the best out of players for a short time at least.
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