Sunderland fans react on Twitter to Wes Brown's new contract

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A look at how Sunderland fans reacted to news of Wes Brown's reported new deal.

Wes Brown is set to stay at Sunderland another season, the Northern Echo have reported.

The paper claim Brown had been expected to leave the club but is valued by manager Dick Advocaat and is close to agreeing a 12 month contract extension.

The former Manchester United centre-back is 35-years-old, and the Newcastle Chronicle had reported at the end of last month he had been contemplating retirement.

Brown is not the reliable player he once was, and has become increasingly error prone during his time with the Black Cats.

The Northern Echo's report suggests he is being kept on as a back-up, with the club still desiring to bring in another centre-back, with Liverpool defender Sebastian Coates, who had been at the club on loan, another possibility.

Brown, who turns 36 in October, made 23 Premier League starts last season, and a further two appearances as a substitute.

He has been at the club since 2011, when he left Manchester United, with seven Premier League titles to his name. He retired from international football in 2010, having won more than 20 caps for England.

The news he could be kept on at Sunderland had fans less than enthused. Here is a look at how they reacted on Twitter...

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