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BREWERS SIGN BENT ON LOAN UNTIL THE END OF THE SEASON

26 January 2018

BURTON Albion have signed striker Darren Bent on loan from Derby County until the end of the season.

The 33-year-old will bring both experience and a potent goal-scoring threat to Nigel Clough’s team.

The former England international joined the Rams in 2015 on a two-year deal following a successful loan spell. He has more than 100 Premier League goals and 13 caps for England to his name in an illustrious career.

Nigel Clough said: “When you get the opportunity to sign a player who has gone for nearly £60 million in transfer fees over the course of his career, with an excellent goal-scoring record and all the experience he has, then you know it will be a valuable addition to the squad.

“I know the chairman has worked very hard on the deal with Derby County.

“The experience Darren brings will also be a big help to the rest of the squad.”

Bent said: “Burton have impressed me this season even when they played against Derby there was one mistake and they got punished for it. I believe in this team, especially the manager and the direction the team is going.

"I want to thank the manager for bringing me in as I haven’t played much this season. He has showed a priority to get me to the football club and when someone has shown that desire to bring you in you have to say yes.”

Picture: Richard Holmes


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