Tottenham make Villa striker Benteke his No1 transfer target

Tottenham are making Aston Villa ace Christian Benteke their No1 summer transfer target.

Tottenham are making Aston Villa ace Christian Benteke their No1 summer transfer target.

The Mirror says they will face fierce ­competition from Arsenal for he 22-year-old Aston Villa front man has made a huge impact this season following his £7million move last August from Belgian club Genk.

Villa would want at THREE times what they paid for him - and there will be no shortage of takers at £20million-plus.

Tottenham will head that queue. Their failure to score enough goals has left them trailing behind Arsenal and Chelsea - the two rivals for a top four spot in the Premier League that will bring the chance of Champions League football.

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