We held a quick vote yesterday to gauge how Newcastle fans felt about Newcastle possibly getting Darren Bent for say £5M.
Darren Bent – 66% of fans want him at £5M
And to our surprise, with almost 3,000 votes in (one vote per reader), 66% think he would be a good buy at £5M.
There’s really no way to know at the moment whether he’s a serious target , although the Evening Chronicle is saying he could be – at the right price.
It seems that if Newcastle can get him at a good price with both the fee and the wages, then there’s a chance – but it’s probably a slim chance because Mike Ashley would need to be persuaded that he would be a good acquisition for the money.
The last time Mike was persuaded to go against his policy of only signing players 26 years old or younger – Sol Campbell – was a disaster.
Once bitten – twice shy – as the saying goes.
There’s still time to vote if you haven’t done so already.
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