Aston Villa

Premier League striker demands Liverpool starting position before sealing deal

Christian Benteke Liverpool fans in the Football Transfer Tavern are not sure what to think of their next target after the Daily Mail revealed that Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke wants to be guaranteed by Liverpool that he will be first-choice striker if he does make the switch to Anfield.

The Reds are believed to be in contention to sign the Belgian alongside arch rivals Manchester United and Chelsea.

The Villa striker is adamant that he will only leave for first team football next year and refuses to sit on the bench for a club challenging at the top of the Premier League.

With the France Euro 2016 competition coming up next year, he will want to make sure he is in good form so that he is selected for the squad.

If Benteke is lured away from Villa Park, it is believed Tim Sherwood will look to replace him with one of his former players from Tottenham, Emmanuel Adebayor.

Liverpool fans. Do you think it is obvious that he would be a first team player or will he behind Daniel Sturridge? Let us know your thoughts below.

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