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England chances boosted by Aston Villa switch claims Darren Bent

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Sunderland continue search for Darren Bent replacement

Sunderland manager Steve Bruce will spend the next few months scouring the world to find the man to replace Darren Bent.

Darren Bent was a 'bargain' say Aston Villa

Gary McAllister believes Aston Villa's record signing Darren Bent was a bargain capture for an initial £18million in comparison to the other big-name moves during the January transfer window.

Aston Villa sign Michael Bradley on loan

Aston Villa have finally completed the loan signing of United States midfielder Michael Bradley for the remainder of the season.

N'Zogbia is not for sale, says Martinez

Roberto Martinez yesterday rejected suggestions that Charles N'Zogbia might leave Wigan Athletic this January. He described the speculation as "a compliment" but denied that he was financially obliged to sell the winger.

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Steve Bruce has warned Sunderland's fans he will not target a £20million replacement for Darren Bent over the next 10 days.

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