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Bristol Rovers to sign Fulham midfielder Wayne Brown

Wayne Brown
Brown's loan spell at Rovers was interrupted by injury

Bristol Rovers have signed Fulham midfielder Wayne Brown on a free transfer, subject to a medical.

Brown, whose Fulham deal expires next month, arrived at the Memorial Stadium on loan in February. making his debut in the 5-0 defeat at Leyton Orient.

The 21-year-old made three starts and one substitute appearance.

"We have agreed terms on a two-year contract with Wayne, which we are very pleased about," Rovers manager Paul Trollope said.

He has a real desire to get back to playing at a high level and hopefully he can do that with us

Bristol Rovers manager Paul Trollope

"Wayne made a good impact in his brief spell with us but, unfortunately, that was halted by injury.

"However he showed, in his appearances and in his training within the group, that he fitted in with how we did things and what we expect from a player in terms of his quality and his attitude."

A graduate of the Fulham academy, Brown made his first-team debut against Rovers in an FA Cup third round replay in January 2008.

"He's a young player who we feel we can develop and make good progress with," added Trollope. "He has a real desire to get back to playing at a high level and hopefully he can do that with us."

The Rovers boss also confirmed that talks with Doncaster's Paul Heffernan and Wolves' Daniel Jones are continuing.

"Negotiations continue and we would like to tie them both up," he said. "We are hoping for further news on both players by the end of the week."



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