Darren Bent set to sign according to reports


The Daily Telegraph has this morning reported that Derby are set to sign Darren Bent on a loan deal until the end of the season with a view to a permanent deal should the club get promoted.

Interestingly, the article (link above) talks of the Rams paying a substantial amount (while in the Sun, £18,000 is the fugure) of his £70,000 weekly wage packet. My immediate reaction to that OK, that is huge but this is just the sort of ambition the club needs if it is to make it against some tough promotion contenders. In my 2015 predictions I predicted a loan signing from the Premiership but said the main framework of the team won’t be impacted.

Bent is competition for Chris Martin or perhaps part of a plan B, a different formation with two central strikers. I guess we’ll see.

His recent spell in the division at struggling Brighton saw him get 2 goals in 5 matches and clearly he has the experience that promotion challengers generally require. Also, remember the striker was bought for £24 million by Aston Villa in the not too distant past.

Finally, in other news, the Mirror links the Rams with Coventry left-back Ryan Haynes, who is 19-years-old.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Features and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Darren Bent set to sign according to reports

  1. Pingback: Mac fails to rule out Newcastle job | Rams Corner

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s