Date: 19th June 2006 at 2:36pm
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Spurs are set to make a £10 million move for Newcastle target Darren Bent … BUT that could release another player Glenn Roeder is said to be after.

Reports suggest Spurs will launch a bid for Bent later this week which will prompt further speculation about Jermain Defoe’s future at White Hart Lane.

Martin Jol turned down a £12million bid for Defoe last week and has insisted he remains part of his plans, but a move for Bent would seem to give the Toon the opportunity to get their man (or at least, one of them).

Ironically, the Bent missed out on the England squad after Defoe was named as standby for Wayne Rooney, but Jol would appear to favour Bent who scored 18 Premiership goals last season.