English Premiership

Villa's Bent loaned to Derby

2015-01-02 18:11
Darren Bent (File)

London - Aston Villa striker Darren Bent has joined Championship (second tier) side Derby County on loan for the rest of the season, the Premier League club said on Friday.

The 30-year-old former England international, one of only 24 players to score more than 100 Premier League goals, has been on loan at Brighton & Hove Albion for the last month.

Bent, who played 13 times for England from 2006-11, started his career with Ipswich Town before moving on to Charlton Athletic, Tottenham Hotspur and Sunderland.

He joined Villa for a club-record fee of £18 million in January 2011, but spent last season on loan at Fulham.


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