Brown used to be Sam Allardyce's assistant at Blackpool and Bolton Wanderers.
Newcastle United appear to be no closer to appointing a new manager, with John Carver now the favourite to succeed Alan Pardew at St James’ Park.
Southampton legend Matt Le Tissier believes the prolonged absence of Jay Rodriguez may force Ronald Koeman into the market for a new striker.
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Tom Carroll has been linked with Swansea City in recent times.
The Everton manager is full of praise for Chris Long and has high hopes for his loan spell at Brentford.
Sunderland are hoping to sign Cagliari star Godfred Donsah, who has been linked with Tottenham Hotspur in recent times.
Aston Villa defender Easah Suliman is set to commit his long-term future to the club according to reports.
The Reds impressed in their League Cup semi-final first leg against Chelsea, and the goalkeeper is eyeing a trip to Wembley.
The 17-year-old came on against Burnley in the FA Cup recently.
Arsenal could reportedly face work permit issues over their pursuit of Villarreal's Gabriel Paulista.