Wayne Rooney’s D.C. United strengthened their attack by signing Christian Benteke from Crystal Palace on a contract until 2024, with the club having an option in 2025. As reported by ESPN on Friday.
‘Christian is a top player who has played at the highest level for a long time,’ said Rooney. ‘His experience and ability to score goals and help the team is invaluable. It was exciting for the team and myself to have him come in and play. UFABET He will make a huge difference.’
Benteke, 31, has 86 goals and 23 assists in 280 Premier League appearances with Aston Villa, Liverpool and Crystal Palace. He has also scored 18 goals in 45 games for the club. Belgian national
D.C.United general manager Lucy Rushton added: ‘We’re going to get an elite striker like Christian and the signing is done on the transfer deadline. It is a great achievement for the club.’
‘Christian is a powerful striker. which scores goals at the highest level His strength and power will make him the centerpiece of our team. And his ability to connect his play will be a valuable asset to us. We are excited to include Christianity in the squad so he can make an immediate impact on the pitch towards the end of the season.’