MANCHESTER UNITED’S Reece Brown wants to erase the memories of a disappointing loan spell at Coventry City as he aims to make a name for himself at Ipswich Town.

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The 21-year-old, brother of Wes, has signed a loan deal that runs until the end of the season and will add to manager Mick McCarthy’s options, alongside the likes of Patrick Kisnorbo, Elliott Hewitt and Tyrone Mings, who are also fighting for places in the first team.

Brown was meant to be staying at the Ricoh Arena for the duration of this season but, having begun the campaign as a regular under Andy Thorn, soon found himself down the pecking order under new boss, Mark Robins.

I’ve had a few loans and they haven’t all been great, if I’m being honest,” said Brown, who has also featured for Bradford, Doncaster and Oldham in temporary spells.

“At Coventry this season I was playing week in, week out but then a new manager comes in with his own ideas and suddenly I found myself out of the team.

“That’s football though and I’ve learned from all my experiences on loan, whether good or bad they have been a learning curve. Hopefully I can come in here now, work hard and show the gaffer and the fans what I can do.”

Brown is hoping to become an established name in English football and should he come close to replicating the success of his brother, then the future will be bright for the defender.

Wes Brown played 232 times for Manchester United and won seven Premier League titles and two Champions League medals, among other honours.

His experience in the game is invaluable and Reece admitted his big brother still has a big influence on his development.

“People say me and my brother are both similar types of players but I don’t really see it,” said Brown.

“We get told all the time but I think we are both quite individual. My brother has had a great career and is a top player but I just try and focus on my own game and want to be known for Reece and not Wes.

“My brother keeps an eye on me though and will ask for the DVDs of my games and go through them with me.

“If I do things well, he will tell me and likewise if I do things bad, he will tell me where I need to improve.

“So it’s good to know he’s watching over me and ready to offer me bits of advice here and there, especially with his experience.”

10 comments

  • Stereo you are just so so boring.Your comments just keep repeating themselves ,You talk about headlines what not try changing yours.

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    ap40

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013

  • Even though I hear alot of bad about rob steroo I have to agree with the guy on this instance . Reece brown is a star? That's just silly he could not exactly play well in league one never mind rough it in championship. Buying players like this is exactly why we go to places like Blackpool palace and get thumped! I am sick of etching my team get hammered and bet but with loans like this we may have to accept our fate this season

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    Mikebassett for town

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013

  • Hmmm your ludicrous headline is an embarrassment to yourselves and the player. Robin Van Persie is a Manchester Utd star... this lad is, let's face it, an unwanted reject who has barely played for the Manchester Utd - continually being farmed out all over the place. His recruitment by No Loans is more than a little bizarre (not to mention hypocritical) given the number of loans already here - and the fact that central defence is perhaps Town's only strength at present...two players who are quite good - and may actually be here next season.

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    Rob Steroo

    Monday, February 25, 2013

  • Steroo, he's not even played a game for us and you are writing him off. What would you do differently? Any fool can take the negative view, and point out faults and flaws. As I keep saying, it is easy and predictable. You think criticising a tabloid regional paper headline is somehow some sort of intellectual masterpiece on your behalf?! It's boring. Get a life. Or if you must comment, why not propose a positive, constructive alternative to getting loans in, when the transfer window is shut and we are facing a relegation fight.

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    Tom

    Monday, February 25, 2013

  • Man Utd star ???? lol he has failed at 10 previous lower placed clubs!!! Star what of may I ask ??? lol

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    ged scott

    Monday, February 25, 2013

  • While I agree Man Utd star is well over the top I can't see any reason to call him an unwanted reject either. Walters had the same pedigree before he came to us. Give him a chance .

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    threenewknees

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013

  • see on another site kisnorbo is off to china maybe the reason for brown signing,COYB.

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    david peters

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013

  • welcome reece,give it your best for rest of season,COYB.

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    david peters

    Monday, February 25, 2013

  • We only have 12 games to go so unless we have a horrendous run of injuries to our defenders, I cannot see him getting much time on the pitch (or even the subs bench). Does seem a strange loan signing.

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    The original Victor Meldrew

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013

  • after watching town v blackpool and watford.we need a lot more than one player. if you face the facts blackpool were a little unlucky hit the post cleared of the line. a good goal by chops. wat ford were better played the ball on the ground more than we did. why do we keep playing the ball backwards then hit the long high ball foward. now all the defenders are back. watford had big defenders. and we still lump the high ball. we need a play maker in the mid field. two good defenders and a striker. sorry edwards is poor.

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    mike benham

    Monday, February 25, 2013

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