West Bromwich Albion are supposedly in speak with sign Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke in the January transfer window.

The Baggies are targeting a forward this month and the Belgian’s proven Premier League goalscoring record interest manager Sam Allardyce.

Sky Sports News reports that Palace are prepared to listen to deals for the 30-year-old, following the arrival of French striker Jean-Philippe Mateta from Mainz, but it is comprehended that there is still some distance in between the two club at present.

West Brom’s finances are thought to be tight and negotiations with the Eagles have actually focused on how much of his existing wages would be paid by each club.

The Baggies, who have actually already included Robert Snodgrass in this window, are enthusiastic that a deal can be concurred for the former Liverpool striker before the 11pm deadline on February 1.

Benteke has actually made 13 Premier League looks for Roy Hodgson’s side this season, scoring 3 times, now seems to be surplus to requirements with both Wilfred Zaha and Jordan Ayew chose ahead of him.

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