Lambert warns clubs off Benteke

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Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has warned any interested clubs that £7million summer signing Christian Benteke is not for sale.

Benteke has been in sparkling form since his move from Genk on a four-year contract. He has has netted six goals, replaced Darren Bent as Villa's number one striker, and also established himself in the Belgium side.

Lambert is constantly singing the praises of the 21-year-old and is adamant he will remain at Villa should any interest be forthcoming in the player, as he said: "Christian has been excellent for us. I have to hold onto Benteke. He's going nowhere."

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