Reports have emerged claimingthat AS Roma are seeking talks with the agents of Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke.
The Belgium international striker, who is also wanted by Manchester United, is fast emerging as a priority target for the Giallorossi this summer.
Roma are now pushing to schedule talks with his representatives. A May 20 date has been mentioned.
Villa boss Tim Sherwood has made it clear he wants to keep Benteke, but won’t stand in his way should he seek a move away.