Rumoured Tottenham target stops to chat to Villa fans on way to training.
In the most spurious piece of “news” you’ll read today, Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke has sensationally smiled when asked about a potential move to Tottenham.
The 22-year-old, who has handed in a transfer request at the Midlands club, was accosted by some squeaky-voiced teens on his way into training at Villa’s Bodymoor complex along with teammate Yacouba Sylla.
The youngsters, presumably Villa fans, urged Benteke not to listen to his agent and remain at Villa Park but the Belgian international’s face broke into a broad grin as soon as Spurs were mentioned.
Hardly conclusive evidence but there’s already more to this story than Manchester United’s alleged pursuit of Gareth Bale…