The Daily Mirror reports that the Reds are prepared to offer 33-year old England international Lambert plus cash to Villa in a bid to land Belgian ace Benteke.
Villa are determined to keep Benteke in the West Midlands but there is sure to be plenty of interest in the 24-year old who has scored 11 goals in his past 11 outings.
Premier League champions Chelsea are also being credited with an interest in Benteke.
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