After seeing their side trounce Barcelona in pre-season, the Liverpool fans in the Transfer Tavern are eagerly awaiting the new season.
With a raft of new players on board at Anfield, the Merseyside locals are all but begging Jurgen Klopp to trim the fat from his Reds squad and kick out some of Brendan Rodgers’ flops.
Well, according to the Daily Telegraph, one of the biggest could be on his way.
They claim that Crystal Palace are hopeful of reaching an agreement over Christian Benteke after reopening talks with the Kop titans.
Personal issues are not thought to be a problem, with the club willing to match his £120k-per-week wages.
Can Benteke flourish at Palace? Surely him and Townsend would link up well? Let us know below…
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