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Darren Bent reveals 100th goal delight

Aston Villa striker is 21st player to score 100 Barclays Premier League goals

Aston Villa striker Darren Bent scores his 100th Barclays Premier League goal

Aston Villa striker Darren Bent has revealed his delight at becoming the latest player to score 100 goals in the Barclays Premier League.

Darren became the 21st player to reach the milestone when he scored in Villa's 2-2 draw with QPR, joining an illustrious list of names including the likes of Alan Shearer and Thierry Henry.

"I knew I was getting close to it and I'm absolutely delighted to be in that 100-goal club," said the England international.

Key Points

  • Bent hits 100th Barclays Premier League goal
  • Striker is 21st player to reach landmark tally
  • He helps Villa earn point at home against QPR