By Ollie Irish
The Midlands, here I come
Looks very much like Aston Villa will sign striker Darren Bent from Sunderland this week, for a reported fee of £18m – Sunderland have apparently accepted Villa’s bid, and now Bent only has to agree personal terms (own car-park space etc.) and pass a medical. Who saw this coming!?
Objectively, that is A LOT of money for a player of Bent’s calibre. But the fee is moot, ultimately. The most important thing to remember here: Villa’s current crop of goalscorers is not very good at scoring goals; whereas Bent is pretty good at