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TRANSFER RUMOUR: Ipswich Town closing in on Manchester United defender Reece Brown

13:23 22 February 2013

IPSWICH Town are closing in on the loan addition of Manchester United defender Reece Brown, according to Sky Sports.

The 21-year-old, who is the brother of former United defender Wes Brown, was on loan at League One side Coventry City earlier this season. The England Under-20 international has had previous spells out on loan at Bradford, Oldham and Doncaster.

The 6ft 2in player was an unused substitute for Sir Alex Ferguson’s side when they faced Leeds in the League Cup earlier this season.

11 comments

  • Transfer rumour ends up in print on the EADT. Shock horror! Does this have the same foundation as the Kilmarnock goalkeeper story? As for the hysteria about loans, having a plethora of loanees doesn't seem to be doing Watford too much harm. If a player can improve the side, fine.

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    Andrew Mehen

    Saturday, February 23, 2013

  • Sky sports are always correct......not. Again another nothing story that should be left as he is on the subs bench.

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    finchk702

    Saturday, February 23, 2013

  • ged didnt ur manager jump ship to a sinking ship?

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    Peter Bland

    Friday, February 22, 2013

  • Terrible manager? Not so sure about that Ged! Have you forgotten where the club were before he took over.

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    Ando70

    Friday, February 22, 2013

  • I think, if true, you have to question why we need another defender. Surely priority should be given to sorting out that midfield which seems incapable of either helping out the defense or providing ammunition for the attack.

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    whymarkmariner

    Friday, February 22, 2013

  • Sign him up super Mick.An england under 20 rep signed to a pro career by Sir Alex Fergusson suggests that he has a future in the game but then again rob sterile and ged clampett will probably know better LOL LOL LOL!!!!!

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    Craig Warr

    Friday, February 22, 2013

  • Ex loan spells at Coventry, Doncaster, Oldham and 4th division Bradford, he certainly has all the right credentials for journeyman mccarthy. My god how many loan players has dud mccarthy signed so far after saying there would be none??? Talk about being a hypocrite dont think anything he says can be relied on to be the truth, what a terrible manager!

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    ged scott

    Friday, February 22, 2013

  • Snap him up, unused sub.,got all the provenance.

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    JOHN BURLS

    Friday, February 22, 2013

  • ged didnt ur manager jump ship to a sinking ship?

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    Peter Bland

    Friday, February 22, 2013

  • No Loans poised to become NINE Loans? Surely not.

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    Rob Steroo

    Friday, February 22, 2013

  • Re ged's comments below - Just in case no one realised, this is ged's very cunning attempt to start a doubt McCarthy campaign. His guile never ceases to amaze. Be careful everyone, he may catch us out.

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    Asitis

    Saturday, February 23, 2013

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