Report: Tottenham Hotspur ready £28m January bid for Christian Benteke

Report: Spurs plan Benteke bid
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Tottenham Hotspur will reportedly launch a £28m bid for Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke.

Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly preparing to test Aston Villa's resolve by launching a January bid for Christian Benteke.

The North London outfit were linked with the Belgium international in the summer before the forward opted to sign a contract extension with the Midlands outfit.

However, Tottenham, who spent over £100m on players following the sale of Gareth Bale in the summer, will try to sign Benteke for £28m, according to the Daily Star.

Benteke scored 23 goals for Villa last season and has netted five so far in the current campaign.

Spurs player Andros Townsend (2nd left) sheepishly celebrates his goal with team mates after opening the scoring during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur at Villa Park on October 20, 2013
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