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Leicester winger Albrighton backs former Villa mate Benteke to fire for Liverpool

Leicester City winger Marc Albrighton has backed former Aston Villa teammate Christian Benteke to soon prove his worth for Liverpool.

The Belgian arrived at Anfield in a £32.5million summer move from Villa but he has scored just seven goals in 29 games for the Reds.

Bennett once again failed to make any impact during his second-half substitute appearance in Tuesday's 2-0 defeat to the Foxes.

When asked about Benteke's struggles, Albrighton said: "He seems fine, I think he is enjoying life there.

"Things may not be going the way he'd want them to be going but he is a great fella and I wish him all the best.

"I remember him from my time at Villa and the one season he kept us up by himself.

"He is a fantastic player, a proven Premier League player, just because he is not scoring goals I am sure they will come and he will prove to be a big hit for Liverpool."

Vyom Chaudhary
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