Christian Benteke: Crystal Palace reach agreement for Liverpool striker
Crystal Palace have reached an agreement with Liverpool to sign Belgium striker Christian Benteke for an initial £27m fee.
The 25-year-old is travelling to London to have a medical and finalise terms.
Benteke, who joined the Reds for £32.5m in July 2015, would be Palace's record signing, of £27m + £5m of add ons.
Winger Andros Townsend was the Eagles' previous record signing, having joined from Newcastle for £13m in July.
Palace had an offer worth £23m up front, plus £7m add-ons, for Benteke rejected on Tuesday.