Lambert hopeful over Benteke fitness

The striker suffered a knee injury in Belgium's friendly against Colombia and limped out of training with the national team last Sunday as he was still feeling discomfort.

However, Villa manager Lambert has revealed that the powerful frontman stands a good chance of facing Albion.

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