LIVERPOOL will be a mere distant memory for Christian Benteke.
It's being reported that Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew wants to bring Jermaine Defoe to Selhurst Park this month.
Manager Alan Pardew has said he couldn't have asked for anymore from the Crystal Palace players as they booked their place in round three of the League Cup this year.
Wayne Hennessey and Joe Ledley have been called up by Wales manager Chris Coleman for the coming international break.
James Tomkins has praised the impact new signings Christian Benteke and Steve Mandanda have already made at Crystal Palace.
The duo made their debuts in Tuesday's comfortable 2-0 EFL Cup second-round defeat of Blackpool, when James Tomkins also started for the club for the first time after his summer switch from West Ham.
Manager Alan Pardew has been speaking following the victory over Blackpool last night...
Alan Pardew has backed Crystal Palace's record signing Christian Benteke to improve with a run of games. The Belgian striker drew a blank on debut against Blackpool and lasted until half-time.