The srtiker seemed to be the number one priorityof Brendan Rodgers throughout the summer transfer window and Liverpool have finally met the exit clause of the target man’s Villa Park contract after trying to get him cheaper for weeks.
Liverpool fans have reacted on Twitter after this news. With the history of Rodgers’ transfer failures they are not happy with the whooping money Liverpool paid for the 24 year old.
Some Twitter reactions are compiled here:
Benteke heading to Liverpool for £32.5m is absolutely ridiculous Hate English football
— jamie1888 (@Jamiedcfc1) July 17, 2015
Liverpool to pay £32.5M for Benteke, won’t they ever learn FFS
— Smiffy (@richardjsmith62) July 17, 2015
— Marko (@MarkWakefield95) July 17, 2015
We clearly buckled under pressure after Benteke to united rumours popped up..Till then Liverpool were reluctant to pay £32.5m
— Nabeel (@NobelPotelji) July 17, 2015
It’s morning and Christian Benteke is still coming to Liverpool. It’s going to be a shit day.
— Arastu (@illidan_storm) July 17, 2015
If Benteke does go to Liverpool, surely Danny Ings is basically going to be another Lambert
— Andrew (@runmapporun) July 17, 2015
— abishekbb (@arsenalesque_In) July 17, 2015
— Jonnie Moriarty (@JonnieMoriarty) July 17, 2015
Liverpool fans be delegating all those “Benteke is shit” tweets right now
— Himanshu (@itsMemphis_) July 17, 2015
Why do Liverpool always go for the strikers with the highest price tags .. You can get a much better striker for 32mil than benteke
— Danny Storer (@dannydoo24) July 17, 2015
@Pol_Sec_Analyst looks like Liverpool will sign Benteke soon even though the received wisdom is that he doesent fit the way they play
— Biko Stephen (@BikoIntellect) July 17, 2015