While Michy Batshuayi took his first steps this season under the colors of Crystal Palace on Tuesday during the elimination in the League Cup at Bournemouth after an endless shootout (11-10) where he succeeded in his attempt, Christian Benteke was not in the group. The striker still suffers from an injury contracted at the end of last season.
Roy Hodgson has said he hopes to be able to reunite with Benteke in training this week. But his participation in the trip to the field of Manchester United this Saturday appears highly improbable given the lack of rhythm of the Liege. And the new competition from Batshuayi which has greatly changed the situation.
Palace is no longer a mystery: the leaders are looking for a way out to their center forward. Who, according to The Guardian, has been offered to Tottenham who are still looking for an understudy for Harry Kane.
The Devil had already rejected an approach of Spurs last winter while, this time, the club of José Mourinho would lean for the Dutch Bas Dost (Eintracht Frankfurt). Now it remains to find him one as the transfer window ends on October 5th …