Bent signed for the Cottagers on-loan yesterday.
"Darren is always going to get you goals, he has done that throughout his career," Wright told dailystar.co.uk.
"The fact that when Villa were crying out for goals and he was not involved makes you think something behind the scenes has happened.
"He is going to be a loss, because he will always get goals and that is the hardest thing in the game."
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