Aston Villa are bracing themselves for bids for Christian Benteke.

The Daily Mail says Benteke was the subject of a summer bid by Tottenham which Villa were able to rebuff as their £25m asking price was not met.

The powerful Belgium international subsequently signed a new four-year contract to remain at Villa Park.

But with the World Cup looming, Villa know that the additional exposure offered by a higher-profile club could prove the difference between the forward remaining with them or alternatively moving on.

 Worried about World Cup accommodation prices? Then check out the Favela Experience - the answer to your problems!