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Jack Grealish likes tweet calling for Aston Villa to sign club’s former player

Jack Grealish has liked a tweet which has called for Aston Villa to sign their club’s former player in Christian Benteke.

The West Midlands side are on the lookout for some attacking players to replace the many that have picked up an injury this season.

Many names have been branded about claiming they are linked to join Villa this month, and The Telegraph have said that Villa have asked about re-signing Benteke, with Crystal Palace hinting they would willing to sell him rather than loan him out.

And if Grealish’s ‘likes’ on his Twitter account is to go by, it seems as though he is keen for the Palace man to return to the club where he made a name for himself.

Here is the tweet of a Villa fan posting a screenshot of Grealish liking his tweet about Benteke:

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Back in his Villa playing days, Benteke scored 49 goals in 101 games in what turned out to be a brilliant three-season spell after joining from Belgian side Genk in 2012.

Three years later, Liverpool bought him for £32.5m but played just 29 games and scored 9 goals, before being sold to Palace, and his goals have since dried up, scoring 19 in 97 since 2016.

Hodgson spoke about how Tosun’s arrival wouldn’t mean that Benteke is guaranteed to head for the exit door.

He told Football.London: “I don’t know why when a forward comes to the club it should be suggested that another forward should leave.

“Even clubs like Sheffield United have five forwards to choose from, but don’t play five forwards. Basically we have been choosing from two for three positions.

“I don’t think bringing a new player into the club as centre-forward should mean it is definitely the end of the road for another player. Of course they can play together. Of course one can play and one can sit on the bench.

“There might come a time what I will do without them all, because they are all injured. I know that can happen, because we have had ten senior players unavailable.”






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