Fulham Signs Darren Bent on Season-Long Loan From Aston Villa

Aug. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Fulham signed striker Darren Bent on a season-long loan from Aston Villa, the Premier League soccer clubs said on their websites.

Bent, 29, scored 36 goals in 63 games for Villa, which he joined from Sunderland in January 2011. He’s also played for Ipswich, Charlton and Tottenham and has scored 103 goals in 245 Premier League matches.

Bent, who has four goals in 13 games with the England national team, will be available for Fulham’s season opener at Sunderland tomorrow.

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