Liverpool fans rejoice as Christian Benteke set for move to Crystal Palace [Tweets]

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Liverpool fans have taken to social media after it was confirmed that the Merseyside club had accepted a bid from Crystal Palace for striker Christian Benteke.

It’s believed that Palace will pay in the region of £30m for the Belgian international, and that a move could be completed by the weekend.

The striker’s exit comes as no surprise, having been deemed surplus to requirements from Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp.

Benteke, only signed for Liverpool last summer, by former Reds boss Brendan Rodgers, but a change of management and a loss of form, has seem him fall down the pecking order on Merseyside, behind the likes of Daniel Sturridge and Divock Origi.

The 25-year-old never really endeared himself to the Anfield faithful, and judging by the reaction on Twitter, fans won’t be sad to see him depart the club.

Check out some of the Tweets below.

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@CPFC he was sabotaged by Rodgers he knew full well Benteke would never work at Liverpool we just don't play to his strengths

— HarryLFC (@001Haz) August 19, 2016

Despite thinking he was shit for us I think benteke will go and smash it for palace

— Chris walker (@Crwalker91) August 19, 2016

Liverpool have pulled crystal palace pants right down and shagged them in the ass ??? 32 million for Benteke, the world has gone mad

— BG ? (@BenGallagher99) August 19, 2016

@CPFC Thank you for buying our Big Benteke. wish all the best for you. now he's your matter. Thank you for an expensive value for him

— Shandra Zulfriadi (@SZulfriadi) August 19, 2016

Benteke "good player didn't fit the system" blah blah blah blah

He was lazy and missed countless one-on-ones, awful player

— James Scott (@442Diamond) August 19, 2016

Benteke better not fail his medical....

— Mr Kippers (@Spiderchoc) August 19, 2016

No doubt benteke will do well at palace he just didn't suit our style of play whatsoever #LFC

— ?l (@xAlexxxxxxx) August 19, 2016
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