Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke out for the season

Benteke is expected to be ruled out for up to eight months
Benteke is expected to be ruled out for up to eight months Credit: PA Wire

Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke has suffered a season-ending injury which has ruled him out for up to eight months - according to reports in Belgium.

It is thought the Belgian tore his Achilles' tendon in training.

He will undergo a scan this evening with the club expected to confirm the injury tomorrow morning.

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