6 Jan

Lambert: It will take time for Benteke to get back to his best

first_imgAston Villa manager Paul Lambert has admitted it could take Christian Benteke another six games before he gets back to his best.The Belgian striker has played in the Villans’ last two matches after returning from five months out with a ruptured achilles tendon.His return is yet to yield any goals and Lambert has revealed it may be some time before he is hitting the back of the net regularly again.“It may take half a dozen games for him to get back up to speed,” he said after Aston Villa’s 2-0 defeat to QPR. “There are signs he is coming back but there is still a long way to go.”last_img read more