'100 per cent': Darren Bent responds when asked about possibly joining Rangers

Steven Gerrard manager of Rangers looks on during the UEFA Europa League Qualifying Round match between Rangers and Shkupi at Ibrox Stadium on July 12, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Could Steven Gerrard hand his former England teammate Darren Bent a lifeline with Scottish Premiership giants Rangers?

Darren Bent of Derby County celebrates after scoring his sides third goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Cardiff City at the iPro Stadium on February 14,...

In the space of just a few days, two former Aston Villa and England strikers have expressed an interest in moving to the Old Firm.

Free agent Gabby Agbonlahor told the Scottish Sun that he would jump at the chance of joining Celtic and was hoping for talks with Brendan Rodgers after wearing the green-and-white Hoops in Saturday’s Match for Cancer fundraiser.

And now, Darren Bent has admitted to talkSPORT that he too would relish the opportunity to get his career back on track north of the border.


Speaking to Jim White, a move to Celtic’s bitter rivals Rangers would certainly appeal for Agbonlahor’s former Villa Park teammate.

“100 per cent!” said Bent, who scored twice on loan at Burton Albion last season.

“You’re talking about one of the biggest clubs in football in Rangers. To get the opportunity to go up there and play – definitely!”

Darren Bent of Burton leaps to control the ball during the Sky Bet Championship match between Burton Albion and Middlesbrough at the Pirelli Stadium on April 2, 2018 in Burton-upon-Trent,...

The former Tottenham and Sunderland striker is without a club after being released by Derby County in the summer. And Bent knows Rangers boss Steven Gerrard well from his time in the England national team.

Gerrard has already signed one experienced free agent outside of the transfer window, with Gareth McAuley putting pen to paper last week at Ibrox.

Darren Bent of Derby County celebrates with team mates after scoring his sides first goal during The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Derby County and Leicester City at iPro...

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