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Aston Villa eye Charlie Austin and Callum Wilson as Christian Benteke's replacements

Austin scored 18 goals in 35 appearances last season

Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke has the world at his feet, according to manager Tim Sherwood

Christian Benteke to Liverpool: Aston Villa agree to sell striker to Reds with medical to be carried out early next week

Benteke will join in a £32.5m transfer with Liverpool set to split the payment in half and pay £16m up front for the Belgian striker

Fabian Delph to Manchester City: Micah Richards helped convince Aston Villa captain to join the 'best club in the world'

Delph completed an £8m move to City after initially rejected a move to stay with Villa

Fabian Delph was the subject of much ire from Aston Villa fans after he left the club to join Manchester City

You snake! Angry Aston Villa fans fire parting shot at Fabian Delph as he leaves to join Manchester City

Supporters pin banner to stadium gates after captain makes dramatic u-turn to exit club

Fabian Delph in action for Aston Villa

Fabian Delph to Manchester City: Aston Villa captain performs incredible U-turn as £8m transfer is confirmed

Delph said last Saturday that he would not be leaving Villa Park

Christian Benteke, Edinson Cavani, Karim Benzema and Angel Di Maria
Christian Benteke has a £32.5m escape clause in his contract

Christian Benteke to Liverpool: Reds trigger £32.5m release clause to begin talks with Aston Villa striker over move

Liverpool have activated Benteke's contract buy-out clause and are closing in on their seventh signing of the summer

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Christian Benteke to Liverpool: £32.5m deal for striker to be concluded swiftly - Brendan Rodgers to be held accountable

Reds prepared to meet release clause of Aston Villa striker

Christian Benteke has a £32.5m escape clause in his contract

Christian Benteke to Liverpool: Reds give green light to activate Aston Villa striker's £32.5m release clause to fend off Manchester United

A meeting in the last 24 hours is believed to have seen the go-ahead given to launch a move for the Villa striker

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Christian Benteke has a £32.5m escape clause in his contract

Christian Benteke to Manchester United: Aston Villa striker sparks transfer frenzy with Twitter activity

Belgium international has a £32.5m release clause

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Fabian Delph in action for Aston Villa

Fabian Delph to Manchester City: England midfielder insists he is 'not leaving' Aston Villa despite £8m release clause

Manchester City have made an £8m bid but Delph says he is going nowhere

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