GUARDIAN – Aston Villa to offer Christian Benteke new contract

• Chief executive Tom Fox confirms plan to tie down striker• Liverpool reportedly interested in signing Belgium strikerChristian Benteke will be offered a new contract this summer to try to stave off interest in the striker, the Aston Villa chief executive, Tom Fox, has said.Benteke’s current contract has two years left to run and the Villa manager, Tim Sherwood, has revealed it contains a buyout clause thought to be £32.5m. Related: Aston Villa’s Christian Benteke: my agent knows what I want Continue reading…