Newcastle United have already made an official offer for Manchester United defender Wes Brown.
Wes Brown – Newcastle have officially bid for the defender
Brown will become a free agent in the summer when his Old Trafford contract expires, and he has been stalling for several months on signing a new contract that has been offered to him. Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson revealed before Christmas that Brown had rejected the clubâ€™s final offer and there would be no increased deal for the long time servant of the Premiership Champions.
Sam Allardyce, Newcastle manager wanted Brown at the Reebok Stadium while he was at Bolton, but now sees him as the ideal defender to steady the Newcastle defense. It turns out the defender has been enjoying his most sustained injury-free run in the Manchester team for years and has been deputizing for injured captain Gary Neville since last March.
Fergusonâ€™s squad is already set to be one defender light with 20-year-old Jonny Evans set for an imminent return to Sunderland on loan for three months. But if Ferguson waits until the summer he will get nothing for Wes Brown, who doesnâ€™t seem to be wavering on wanting to stay at Manchester United. Former team-mates Alan Smith and Nicky Butt are already at Newcastle, and no doubt have been trying to persuade Wes to join them on Tyneside.
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