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Marcus Nathan Bent

23

D.O.B.

May 19th 1978

Birthplace

Hammersmith, London

Height

6

Weight

11 st 4

Nickname

Benty

Position

Centre Forward

Signed

August 2007

Fee

Loan

Former Clubs

Brentford, Crystal Palace, Port Vale, Sheffield United, Blackburn Rovers, Ipswich Town, Leicester City (loan), Everton and Charlton Athletic

International

No

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After starting out at Brentford, Bent moved to Crystal Palace during the 1997/98 season and went from there to Port Vale, then on to Sheffield United, where he made his name, scoring 15 goals in 32 games in the 1999/00 season

He came to the Latics on loan in August 2007 and after a slow start found his feet

Currently the teams leading goal scorer with a goal every two games.

At the end of the 07/08 season, Steve Bruce decided not to take up the option of signing Marcus Bent permanently for 1 million and has since returned to Charlton Athletic.

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