Darren Bent says leaving Sunderland has enhanced his England chances

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DARREN Bent insists his £24million move from Sunderland to Aston Villa will give him a better chance with England.

And the forward says this is a view shared by England boss Fabio Capello.

The Three Lions claimed a 2-1 friendly win against Denmark in Copenhagen last night.

Bent scored England’s first goal following Danial Agger’s opener for the hosts.

Ashley Young plundered a second-half winner.

Bent stunned Sunderland with a transfer request just days before the January transfer window closed.

And he said after last night’s match: “Since I have been at Villa things have been going right.

“Fabio told me it has helped my England chances by going to Villa and that was proved by him starting me.”