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Brighton prepare ambitious move to sign United’s Michael Owen

Brighton prepare ambitious move to sign United’s Michael Owen

Jan. 24 | Brighton are preparing to make an ambitious move to sign Manchester United striker Michael Owen. The Seagulls are are just two points off the Championship play-off places and manager Gus Poyet wants Owen to boost their bid for a top-six finish. Owen has...

Sergio Aguero: Michael Owen was my hero as a kid

Sergio Aguero: Michael Owen was my hero as a kid

Jan. 24 | Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero is relishing this week’s Carling Cup semi-final clash with Liverpool at Anfield – and has revealed he worshipped Michael Owen during his heyday with the Reds. City’s 17-goal top scorer claims Owen’s...

Fergie: Owen is still one of England’s top strikers

Fergie: Owen is still one of England’s top strikers

Sep. 21 | Sir Alex Ferguson claimed Michael Owen is still one of England’s best finishers after he shot down Leeds. Owen bagged two goals on his first start since January and Fergie says there are few strikers in the country better than him. “He was fantastic,”...

Michael Owen: no regrets over my bit-part role at United

Michael Owen: no regrets over my bit-part role at United

Sep. 20 | Even when Sir Alex Ferguson offered Michael Owen a new contract at the end of last season, he knew there would be no guarantees about a first-team slot at Manchester United. As it has turned out, Owen is yet to play a single minute this season. The statistic...

Michael Owen signs new one-year United deal

Michael Owen signs new one-year United deal

Jun. 1 | Sir Alex Ferguson has sprung a major surprise by handing Michael Owen a one-year contract extension. Owen’s present two-season deal was about to expire and, having been overshadowed by Javier Hernandez last season and knowing new signings...

Out-of-contract Michael Owen keen to stay at United

Out-of-contract Michael Owen keen to stay at United

May. 31 | Michael Owen has told Manchester United he has no desire to leave the club despite the chief executive, David Gill, confirming there will be an extensive overhaul of Sir Alex Ferguson’s squad this summer. The 31-year-old striker is out of contract...

United to release Owen to make way for Welbeck return

United to release Owen to make way for Welbeck return

May. 22 | Michael Owen could play his final game for Manchester United against Blackpool today – with Sir Alex Ferguson committed to Danny Welbeck next season. The Old Trafford boss would have trouble finding a role for Owen next year, as he rewards striker...

Michael Owen hits out at Newcastle fans over ‘greedy’ chants

Michael Owen hits out at Newcastle fans over ‘greedy’ chants

Apr. 20 | Michael Owen has hit back at Newcastle fans after they chanted “there’s only one greedy bastard” at the Manchester United striker last night. Owen left St James’ for Old Trafford as a free agent in 2009, following a largely...

West Ham plan ambitious Michael Owen signing

West Ham plan ambitious Michael Owen signing

Dec. 31 | Avram Grant is putting together an ambitious plan to sign Michael Owen in January. Under-pressure West Ham boss Grant is desperate to strengthen his strike force and Owen is top of the club’s list of targets. Grant also likes Everton’s out-of-favour...

Michael Owen ready to make Man United return

Michael Owen ready to make Man United return

Dec. 23 | Michael Owen is ready to return to the Manchester United starting XI and help the club’s quest to reclaim the Premier League trophy from Chelsea. Owen, who hasn’t featured in United’s first team since October’s 0-0 draw against Sunderland, believes...