Alex gets a mas­sive Bent boost

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ALEX McLEISH has been handed a ma­jor in­jury boost af­ter Dar­ren Bent was one of SIX As­ton Villa play­ers to re­turn from in­jury.

Bent (groin), Emile Heskey (ham­string) and Ciaran Clark (knee) are all ex­pected to be fit to face Wi­gan on Satur­day af­ter be­ing side­lined for Sun­day’s draw with QPR.

On-loan mid­fielder Jer­maine Je­nas could also be in line for his de­but af­ter re­cov­er­ing from a kick­ing strain.

James Collins is also set to be fit af­ter re­sults showed the an­kle in­jury suf­fered against QPR was not se­ri­ous, while Car­los Cuel­lar (knee) is also back in train­ing.

Boss McLeish said: “It will be good to get Dar­ren back in ac­tion and un­leashed again.”

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