Bent a doubt for Magpies clash

Top scorer Darren Bent is Charlton’s main concern ahead of the visit of Newcastle on Sunday.

Top scorer Darren Bent is Charlton’s main concern ahead of the visit of Newcastle on Sunday.

The England international has been hampered by an ankle problem and played through the pain barrier yesterday as the Addicks drew 0-0 with Middlesbrough in the FA Cup quarter-finals.

Fellow forward Marcus Bent is back in full training after a back injury gave him hamstring problems and sidelined him since the beginning of the month, but he is unlikely to start.

Provisional squad: Myhre, Young, Perry, Hreidarsson, Powell, Kishishev, Holland, Hughes, Thomas, Ambrose, Bartlett, D Bent, Bothroyd, Euell, Andersen, Spector, Rommedahl, Sorondo, Fortune, M Bent.

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