#sports activities Christian Benteke’s brother Jonathan joins DC United’s second-team
Jonathan Benteke follows his massive brother Christian once more as he joins DC United’s second-team simply 4 weeks after the ex-Liverpool ahead signed for the MLS facet – following his Crystal Palace transfer when Big Ben joined the Eagles
- Jonathan Benteke has joined the USL Championship membership as a free-agent signing
- Benteke most lately performed within the German fourth-tier and Belgian third-tier
- He signed for Crystal Palace after brother, Christian, transferred from Liverpool
- The 27-year-old’s crew at the moment sit eleventh out of 14 within the USL Eastern Conference
Jonathan Benteke, the youthful brother of former Liverpool marksman Christian, has signed for Loudoun United FC — the reserve membership for MLS’ DC United.
The USL Championship facet introduced the signing of Benteke on Sunday — simply 4 weeks after his brother signed for Wayne Rooney’s struggling MLS crew.
Loudoun launched an announcement, praising the abilities of its latest six-foot-one ahead.
Loudoun United FC introduced the signing of Jonathan Benteke, brother of ex-Villan, Christian
Benteke will put on the No. 9 shirt as soon as he takes to the sphere with the Leesburg, VA primarily based crew
‘Jonathan is a gifted attacker that’s scientific round aim,’ Loudoun United FC coach Ryan Martin mentioned.
‘He brings good dimension and dominates the aerial recreation. With his expertise in Europe, he is able to show himself within the US.’
It’s not the primary time Benteke and his brother have discovered themselves in an analogous state of affairs.
The 27-year-old journeyman has performed in his native Belgium, Germany, Cyprus and England — for Oldham, in addition to Crystal Palace.
Christian Benteke made his MLS debut for DC United in opposition to New York City FC final week
Benteke joined the south London Premier League membership on a one-year deal, lower than two weeks after his brother’s transfer from Liverpool to Selhurst Park.
The fleet-footed attacker made one look for Palace, coming off the bench for his brother in a 2-1 win over Middlesbrough, 9 days following his signing.
Benteke joins the Virginia-based membership following a spell within the German fourth-tier with FC Wegberg-Beeck.
Christian Benteke is about to make his first MLS begin Sunday night time as DC United host Colorado in a cross-conference conflict.
DC United supervisor, Wayne Rooney, and his star striker will look to elevate the membership to higher instances