Thursday 27 October 2016

Ex Manchester United defender Wes Brown signs for Blackburn Rovers as free agent

Published 21/09/2016 | 16:51

Wes Brown
Wes Brown

Former Manchester United and Sunderland defender Wes Brown has joined Blackburn until the end of the season, the Championship side have announced.

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The 36-year-old has been training with Rovers since leaving the Black Cats in the summer. A deal had been delayed by a calf injury Brown suffered during pre-season.

The former England international will also spend time working with Damien Johnson and David Dunn coaching the club's Under-23 side.

Blackburn boss Owen Coyle has praised Brown's attitude during training, saying on Tuesday night: "He's been outstanding. He's a constant professional - his attitude has been exemplary around the training ground with the young players, helping and encouraging them."

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