The highly expected transfer of Wes Brown from Manchester United to Sunderland was  officially confirmed by the Black Cats today. Brown has agreed a four-year deal worth £1 million.

I think its a good deal for everyone; Brown, Man United and Sunderland. But I feel Sunderland's valuation of Wes is under rated. He's an agile atlete, has got experience at the top level and has won numerous accolades; and he's valued at just £1 million? Strange!

Maybe, his fitness was some concern for Steve Bruce and hence he under valued such a good athlete.

Wes Brown, however, would be happy with a new club which means he'll get ample opportunities to play. The Da Silva twins had given him a tough time at Old Trafford and the arrival of youngsters like Smalling and Jones clearly indicated it was going to be tough for Brown to get even 10 games in a season.

It was sad to see Wes come along with the Reserves when the entire team walked down to collect their 19th League Title. I knew he'll leave soon and yes, he has left Old Trafford today.

The 31 year old has won almost everything he could with Man United. He's won 14 medals in all. His honours read:

    * Premier League: 1998/99, 2000/01, 2002/03, 2005/06, 2007/08
    * Champions League: 1998/99, 2007/08
    * FA Cup: 1998/99, 2003/04
    * League Cup: 2005/06, 2009/10
    * Community Shield: 2003, 2007, 2008

Impressive club career for a player who debuted in 1998 and went on to make 361 appearances. Brown's international career isn't so impressive and he has 23 England caps to his name.

I hope he stays fit and enjoys his football at his new club.

Good luck Wes!


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