TalkSPORT pundit Darren Bent has recalled an amusing spat with Nottingham Forest under-23 manager Andy Reid live on air.

The pair were playing together for Sunderland during a Premier League clash against Liverpool and the Forest fan favourite upset Bent.

Reid enjoyed a successful time at the Stadium of Light; whilst Bent became one of the most prolific strikers in the Premier League.

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Now, the Black Cats are in League One and their supporters would surely relish seeing players akin to Reid and Bent strutting their stuff for the club.

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Talk on this morning’s show turned towards players having arguments on the field of play and the ex-striker remembered a feisty rendezvous with

Bent told TalkSPORT (29/03; 09:26): “Yes, a proper one with Andy Reid. We were full-blown swearing at each other on the pitch.

“He kept shooting and was screaming at him to pass me the ball. I remember it was against Liverpool and Steven Gerrard came running past me laughing his head off.

“I was livid, absolutely livid. When you get back in the dressing room it settles down but on the pitch, I wasn’t happy.”

Reid enjoyed two different spells at Forest and always gave his all for the clubs he turned out for throughout his career.

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The former Reds man was a mercurial winger at the start of his career and he later played in a more central role.

Now, he’s busy overseeing the development of future Forest stars and having a man like him at the club is absolutely perfect.

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Reid understands the principles of playing for Forest and he gave maximum effort whenever he pulled on the famous Garibaldi.

His tireless commitment to the club’s cause is now an asset behind the scenes at Forest and he’s working wonders with the under-23 ranks at the moment.

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