Man Utd boss Ferguson: Brown great in Neville absence

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has hailed Wes Brown for the way he has covered in the absence of skipper Gary Neville.

The 28-year-old signed a four-year deal yesterday having played an integral role filling in at right-back for injured skipper Neville.

Boss Ferguson said: "Wes has done a great job during Gary's absence and has been a major factor in our outstanding defensive performance."

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