Darren Bent explains that he joined Fulham instead of Crystal Palace because he thought it was the right club for him.
Darren Bent has revealed that he turned down a move to Crystal Palace because he felt that Fulham was the right club for him.
The 29-year-old was prepared to make a loan switch to Selhurst Park, but the Aston Villa player decided to join the Cottagers instead after manager Martin Jol made a late bid.
"I spoke to Ian Holloway but I always knew Fulham was the place for me," Bent told the London Evening Standard.
"No disrespect to Crystal Palace or Ian Holloway, they are a fantastic club and he is a fantastic manager but I could only ever see myself coming to Fulham."
Bent could play against Palace when the two sides meet on Monday evening.
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