The veteran defender could prove a shrewd acquisition by Sam Allardyce.
Brown looks set for a role as cover defender, if anything, at Sunderland this season.
Former Manchester United defender Wes Brown will remain at Sunderland for the 2015-16 season.
A look at how Sunderland fans reacted to news of Wes Brown's reported new deal.
Sunderland defender Wes Brown fell out of the starting line-up at the Stadium of Light towards the back end of the campaign.
Sunderland defender John O'Shea was impressed by his side's display against Everton.
Sunderland youngster Duncan Watmore is on the verge of making his first-team breakthrough.
Sunderland defender Wes Brown has commented on his team's approach to their remaining Premier League fixtures.
How have the Sunderland players fared so far this season?
Taking a closer look at Sunderland's defenders in the Premier League so far this season.
Ryan Jack of Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers is injured at the moment.
Anthony Gordon can't stop scoring in Premier League 2 for David Unsworth's Everton U23s.
Aston Villa and Leeds United both reached the Championship play-offs last season.
Roberto Firmino is one of Liverpool's best players.
Glasgow Rangers manager Steven Gerrard reportedly wants Claudio Marchisio at Ibrox.
Illan Meslier dazzled for Leeds United's Under-23s today.
Daniel Arzani is on loan at Celtic from Manchester City.
Doncaster Rovers are flying high in League One, six months after manager Darren Moore was sacked by Championship outfit West Bromwich Albion.
West Ham United defender Ryan Fredericks has established himself as Manuel Pellegrini's side's first choice at right-back.
Juventus legend Marchisio idolises Steven Gerrard - who just happens to be the manager of Scottish Premiership giants Rangers.