Last Updated: Mon, 01 Jul 2013 17:23
Former Sunderland defender Titus Bramble is training with West Ham as he looks for a new club for next season.
The 31-year-old defender, who was released by the Black Cats earlier this summer, is understood to be training with the Hammers in a bid to maintain his fitness.
Bramble's contract at Sunderland officially expired at midnight with the player having been told he would not be offered an extension.
He made 51 appearances for the Black Cats after being signed for £1million from Wigan by then manager Steve Bruce during the summer of 2010.
Bramble, who began his career at home-town club Ipswich, completed a big-money move to Newcastle during the summer of 2002, but struggled to fulfil the potential in which then manager Sir Bobby Robson had invested so heavily.
He left St James' Park for free after five years and joined Wigan, where he rebuilt his reputation under Bruce.
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