November 13, 2009
Darren Bent's inclusion in Fabio Capello's England squad raised a few eyebrows in the national press but it won't have surprised anyone in Sunderland.
After eight goals in 12 Premier League appearances and the leading English goalscorer, it was becoming increasingly difficult for Capello to ignore the in-form striker.
However, his place on the plane to South Africa is far from guaranteed. But, could Sunderland have more than just one English player on his way to the World Cup?