Darren Bent starts alongside Christian Benteke in the Aston Villa attack against Newcastle United.
England international Darren Bent has been included in the Aston Villa starting lineup for this evening's Premier League encounter against Newcastle United at Villa Park.
Bent, who has spent a large part of the campaign on the bench, will partner Christian Benteke in attack.
Meanwhile, visiting Newcastle have handed debuts to striker Yoan Gouffran and midfielder Moussa Sissoko.
Villa: Guzan; Lowton, Vlaar, Clark, Baker, Bennett; Westwood, Bannan; N'Zogbia; Benteke, Bent
Newcastle: Krul; Debuchy, S.Taylor, Coloccini, Santon; Perch, Cabaye; Gouffran, Sissoko, Gutierrez; Cisse