Benteke, who has scored 12 goals in his last 12 games, is reportedly a summer transfer??target for Liverpool and Arsenal, but Sherwood claims he has received no offers for??the forward.
The 24-year-old, who joined Villa from Genk in August 2012, is expected to lead the line when??Villa face Arsenal in the FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday. ??
Speaking at a press conference ahead of the clash with Arsenal, Sherwood shot down??the rumours about Benteke leaving, saying: “We have no offers for Christian and it’s??not worth talking about until we do.
“We are happy with him here and we hope he is here for many years to come.”??
Benteke spearheaded Villa’s recovery under Sherwood as they avoided relegation??from the Premier League and scored a vital goal in the 2-1 semi-final win over Liverpool??which helped Villa reach their first FA Cup final for 15 years.