Despite only recently arriving at Selhurst Park, Sam Allardyce is ready to sell record-signing, Christian Benteke to fund a January overhaul.

According to the Mirror, the former England boss is reluctant to sell the former Liverpool forward but is wary of the possible funds the Belgian could provide him with.

Benteke is thought to be a target for Chinese Super League sides, including Beijing Guoan, who would be more than willing to match or improve his £100,000-a-week wages.

Palace are keen to recoup the £30 million they spent on bringing Benteke to Selhurst Park, making a move to China realistic.

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Benteke has provided a reasonable return for the club with eight goals to his name already this season, however, the forward is without a goal in five games.

Palace hold are interested in signing Jeffrey Schlupp from Leicester as well as Norwich’s Robbie Brady and selling their record-signing may make the moves for feasible for the struggling Premier League side.

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