Villa boss Lambert warns Benteke to think carefully about big club move

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert is determined to keep hold of Christian Benteke. Villa have slapped a £40m price-tag on the striker, who is wanted by Arsenal, Tottenham and Atletico Madrid.

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert is determined to keep hold of Christian Benteke.

Villa have slapped a £40m price-tag on the striker, who is wanted by Arsenal, Tottenham and Atletico Madrid.

Lambert said: "If you take that gamble to move to one of these huge clubs, then you might not play as many games.

"Footballers want to play. If they're hungry enough, then that's half the battle. The pressure on a young player moving is high.

"He's still a young lad learning the game and developing into a man."

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