Christian Benteke & James Tomkins sign new contracts with Crystal Palace

18 October 2019

Crystal Palace have announced that Christian Benteke and James Tomkins have both signed new contracts with the Premier League club.

The new deals agreed with Crystal Palace see centre-back Tomkins remain with the Selhurst Park outfit until the end of the 2021/22 campaign, whilst club record signing Benteke has been handed a one year contract extension, up until the end of the next season.

Former Aston Villa forward Christian Benteke moved to Palace from Liverpool for £27 million in the summer of 2016. The 28-year-old Belgian has made 98 appearances for the Eagles, netting 21 times in three years.

Defender James Tomkins has played 87 times for the south London side since joining from West Ham United during the same window as Benteke. The Englishman is currently sidelined with a groin injury, but is close to making a return to full fitness.

Roy Hodgson's side sits sixth in the Premier League table, having picked up 14 points from 8 games played.

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