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Wes Brown Has Found Himself A New Club

Wes Brown Has Found Himself A New Club

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Wes Brown is set to sign a short term deal with Blackburn Rovers having ended his five year association with Sunderland in the Summer.

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The former Manchester United defender was left out of contract over the Summer and was offered a chance to train with Rovers by new manager Owen Coyle during pre-season.

The 36-year-old impressed enough to convince Coyle to offer the England international a contract, telling The Mirror "I've spoken to Wes over the last number of weeks. It was important that we got him up to speed in terms of fitness and he has now come through that process, so that (giving him a contract) is something we would look to do."

Wes Brown
Wes Brown

Image credit: PA Images

Brown made his debut for United in 1998, making 362 appearances in total for the club in an Old Trafford career that delivered seven Premier League titles, two Champions Leagues, two FA Cups and four League Cups. His time at Sunderland was far less successful, however, with Brown managing to make only 87 appearances for the Black Cats in five seasons.

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Topics: Blackburn Rovers, Sunderland, Football

Joe Baiamonte

Northerner. Assistant Editor of SPORTbible. Studied Journalism and Broadcasting in a portakabin on a car park of Salford University for three years. Believes football peaked with Serie A in the '90s and strong-arms pro wrestling references into as many articles as possible. Neymar once took 50 euros off me during a game of poker.

 

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