Bent called up for double header of England Euro 2012 qualifiers
Bent missed out on the call-up for the match with Holland after picking up a shoulder injury.
The friendly was subsequently cancelled as a result of the riots.
But the star striker is back in Fabio Capello's 25-man party as he looks to impress in the Euro 2012 qualifiers.
The Three Lions travel to Sofia for the first of the two games against the Bulgarians on Friday September 2 before entertaining Wales at Wembley on Tuesday September 6.
Former Villa midfielder Ashley Young is also involved after helping Manchester United to an 8-2 win over Arsenal.
Squad In Full
Goalkeepers: Robert Green (West Ham United), Joe Hart (Manchester City), David Stockdale (Ipswich Town - On Loan From Fulham)
Defenders: Leighton Baines (Everton), Gary Cahill (Bolton Wanderers), Ashley Cole (Chelsea), Phil Jagielka (Everton), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Joleon Lescott (Manchester City), Micah Richards (Manchester City), Chris Smalling (Manchester United), John Terry (Chelsea)
Midfielders: Gareth Barry (Manchester City), Tom Cleverley (Manchester United), Stewart Downing (Liverpool), Adam Johnson (Manchester City), Frank Lampard (Chelsea), James Milner (Manchester City), Scott Parker (West Ham United), Theo Walcott (Arsenal), Ashley Young (Manchester United)
Forwards: Darren Bent (Aston Villa), Andy Carroll (Liverpool), Jermain Defoe (Tottenham Hotspur), Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)
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