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Benteke will not play against Chelsea

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Chris Brunskill

Christian Benteke is one of Aston Villa's most dangerous players, but he won't be someone that Jose Mourinho has to worry about when planning for Saturday's match. The Belgian striker won't be fit enough to take part against Mourinho's side this weekend, though he's a possibility to face Manchester City in ten days.

Benteke being unavailable can only be viewed as good news for Chelsea fans, as he's the pacy, physical sort of player that's capable of giving our center backs trouble. Without him, Villa have struggled to score, having only found the back of the net four times in their opening five fixtures.

In his absence, the scoring load will likely fall on Gabby Agbonlahor and Andreas Weimann. Both players have scored twice this season, which accounts for the entire team total.