WATCH - Rodgers claims he has no knowledge of Benteke deal
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has bizarrely claimed he has no knowledge of his club making a move to sign Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke.
Liverpool have activated the £32.5m clause in Benteke's Villa contract and expect to confirm his signing in the next couple of days, but that news seemed to come as a surprise to Rodgers.
If the Liverpool manager really doesn't know about his club's moves to sign the Belgian striker, then he needs to give his bosses at Anfield a ring as Benteke is believed to be undergoing a medical ahead of his move.
There is a certain amount of comedy value in Rodgers' response to this question as he was asked by a bemused reporter about Benteke's imminent arrival in his squad and offered this response: