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Liverpool agreed personal terms with Crystal Palace for player move

Liverpool sharpshooter Christian Benteke has reportedly agreed personal terms with Crystal Palace ahead of a potential move to the south London club. The Belgian international joined the Reds at the Anfield last year in a £32.5m, but has fialed sparkle on Merseyside.

Benteke was frequently relegated to the bench last season under Jurgen Klopp and the Belgian reportedly is desperate to complete him move out from Anfield to Selhurst Part.

The two Premier League teams are still to finalize a transfer fee for his move, with the Reds intent on recouping the money they paid Aston Villa for Benteke in 2015.

However, all three parties are hopeful that a deal will be struck in the near future as according to the Mirror, which in thus, means Liverpool striker could soon become the highest-earning player in Palace’s history.

Benteke will compete with Connor Wickham for the striker role for the Eagles, although they could also appear together as part of a two-man forward line.

The report comes shortly after the Liverpool manager admitted he is keen to trim his squad for the 2016/17 season. Klopp said the number of players available for selection is "too much", adding that he needs to offload squad members before the transfer window shuts.

Klopp said as quoted by Liverpool Echo, "All the players who came back from loans are in the squad for the moment, but we have to see. My job is to give them the best training that I can, and at the end we have to make decisions. We have 38 players at the moment, and that is 100% too much!"


"We have to take some decisions, but you can be sure that if a team takes a player from us, they will have had two or three weeks of really hard and intensive training in their legs, and are as fit as they possibly can be."

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