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No Offer For Bent

United are thought to be ready to launch a 9 million bid for Charlton striker Darren Bent as early as January. The prolific forward has scored 7 Premiership goals this season and as the Addicks are struggling in the league, their most prized asset could be eager for a move soon.

Manchester United are believed to be keen on Bent but they face a real fight as Charlton have already indicated they are not willing to sell him.

'Darren signed a new, improved four-year deal in the summer and we have no intention of selling him,' chief executive Peter Varney told the South London Press.

'He's a key part of our side and of our hopes of staying up. There have been no enquiries from Manchester United or anyone else for that matter.'

I think he would be great for us but his arrival would mean the end of Smudger's United career for sure.

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Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday November 22 2006

Time: 3:04PM

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i wouldnt say he's that good to be playing for you. would u want him?
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22/11/2006 15:06:00

Yeah, I'd be happy to see him here. Good competition for Saha and Ole.
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22/11/2006 15:15:00

yes i want him espcially judging sahas performance last night bent can gurantee us 20 league goals a season and i think charlton will have to realise if we want him we will take him
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22/11/2006 15:20:00

It would be very harsh to judge Saha on last night's performance. I hope he'll deliver against Chelsea. Still, we need another striker as Smith appears to heading for the exit door, Ole is 33 while Rossi is still not ready.
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22/11/2006 15:23:00

Yeah Bent would be a good signing for you. I'm not sure it's a great move for Bent though. He's young and wants to be playing regularly, not in a squad rotation at United.
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22/11/2006 15:26:00

ferguson has proved with saha if u get goals u stay in the team and thats what bent will do
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22/11/2006 21:05:00

reckon smith's career is pretty much over regardless...and he knows that too....if utd want him I am sure that they will get him....
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22/11/2006 23:10:00

more talk of torres today i think id prefer bent
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23/11/2006 12:23:00

Yeah, he's a lot cheaper and he wouldn't expect to be in the first team at once.
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23/11/2006 13:23:00

yeah and everyone knows he can get goals in the premiership
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23/11/2006 14:46:00


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