Brown has been one of United’s most faithful servants. Since turning pro in 1996, Brown has gone onto make 349 appearances for United, 199 as a starter. Apparently the trouble all started when Ferguson forbade a Brown to attend a team night out during the club’s pre-season tour to America. Ferguson gave no reason as to his actions and that is said to be the genesis of the problem.
Speaking to the sun newspaper, Brown expressed his frustration on siting out most games.
“Yeah, a little bit. But I’ve always had to deal with that situation throughout my career.”
“It’s something I’ve learned to handle. We’ve got lots of good players in defensive positions.
“I have to keep training hard and, when I do get a chance, play well.
“There’s no point sulking and letting it get to you.
“It might be difficult but you have to remember that everyone wants to play every week. Unfortunately, that can’t happen.”
Brown has been capped 23 times for England. With United in a difficult position this far in the league, fans won’t be too pleased with these revelations.
Striker Wayne Rooney has come under fire for his poor performance with his off pitch actions being the root of it all. In light of this, Sunderland are rumoured to be preparing a January bid for Brown. Wes Brown’s position has been taken up by Johnny Evans. The news could not have come at a worse time as Brown prepares to celebrate his 31st birthday this Wednesday.
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