Aston Villa record signing Bent joins Brighton on loan

first_img Darren Bent in action for Aston Villa 1 Aston Villa striker Darren Bent has joined Brighton & Hove Albion on loan.The former Charlton, Tottenham and Sunderland forward will stay at the Championship side until December 31.Bent, who has struggled to break into the Villans first-team, has made one start this season and seven substitute appearances.“He wants to play regular games and that is evident in his willingness to step down from the Premier League,” Seagulls manager Sami Hypia said. “His record speaks for itself. He is a top-class striker with a more than 100 Premier League goals.”last_img