Bentekers! Aston Villa striker provides assist of the season contender at Liverpool (GIF)

Aston Villa hitman Christian Benteke marked himself out as a striker to be feared on Saturday with an excellent display at Anfield.

The 22-year-old looks set to be another Belgium to make his mark in the Premier League and even before his brace yesterday, he was beginning to suggest Aston Villa had found a bargain with a recent winner against Reading and goal in the Capital One Cup victory at Norwich.

Paul Lambert hailed his side’s excellent display at Anfield and whilst Benteke’s two-goal haul was crucial to victory it was the assist for Andreas Weimann for Villa’s second that really stood out.

In his post-match interview, Lambert described the assist as “world class” and Benteke’s display as “sensational” as he revelled in Aston Villa’s surprise win.

Undoubtedly, this assist is one of the early contenders for best of the season so far. Enjoy the GIF below.