Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke has outlined his transfer stance at the club after speculation regarding his future.
The reported interested may have perhaps come as a bit of a surprise to the player and the club due to the former Liverpool man's poor goalscoring record of late - he has scored just five Premier League goals in his past three seasons combined.
However, the former Villa man was a force to be reckoned with in his early Premier League career, banging 42 league goals in three seasons with the Midlands club before earning a move to Anfield.
It is perhaps this form that has kept him in the minds of other Premier League clubs - as well as a shortage of attacking options on the market, and his efficient link-up play. Despite the links to other Premier League clubs, Benteke insisted he is '
Despite relishing the interest of other clubs, the striker professed his loyalty to the club and his desire to remain at Selhurst, explaining: "
While he has not been short of criticism from many pundits and fans alike in his four-year spell, it is admirable that Benteke wishes to remain loyal to a club that have stuck by him despite his goalscoring shortages.
The striker may be a crucial asset when the season resumes in Palace's quest for security from relegation.
Source : 90min