Focus on Aston Villa

Villla triumph in Benteke U-turn

July 23, 2013
By David Instone
We've learned a lot already in the aftermath of Christian Benteke's highly successful first season at Aston Villa.

We've learned that the character trait that prompted he or his agent - or both - to agitate for his move from Genk last summer is still apparently part of his DNA. It's the chromosome that prompted him to lodge and then withdraw a transfer request in the space of a few crazy days of pre-season.

Through the process of bitterly falling out with the striker and then ...

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