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What If....
A controversial, debatable topic here. In the pre season, when strikers were on the agenda, none other then Michael Owen, former Liverpool striker, available for a free transfer.

After weeks of interest in the striker, Sam Allardyce refused to make the signing, claiming Owen's run of injuries was simply not worth the risk for Blackburn.

Michael Owen was then snapped up by Sir Alex Ferguson, and has proven to be a useful squad player for the Red Devils, with a hattrick in today's Champions League encounter.....

Is this one that got away?

Click here to head to the forums and discuss!

Writer:Sasman!
Date:Wednesday December 9 2009
Time: 2:22AM

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i wouldn't back him for rovers, so i wouldn't say he got away. they don't play him as a regular striker like we need, meaning he'd probably get injured and we're more physical too. also, he'd cost too much on the wage bill. if we played him once off and could afford it, sure. but since we'd play him on a regular basis, he'd be a liability. and we'd be paying a bunch for nothing.
the shire
09/12/2009 02:51:00
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that said, keep him on the england bench!
the shire
09/12/2009 02:52:00
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As a Yank, I would love it if Owen was on the England bench instead of Beckham. For all the flak that Beckham gets he's still a producer. Owen, on the other hand, is a natural finisher living on borrowed time. Robbie Fowler would score goals for ManU if he was four years younger too.
SoCal Rover
09/12/2009 06:20:00
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If it wasn't clear, I'm glad we didn't sign MO. His best years are long behind him.
SoCal Rover
09/12/2009 06:21:00
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I wouldnt say no to michael owen, but wouldnt pay him sky high wages either.
LHrover
09/12/2009 09:39:00
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take it to the forums lads!!!!! some great points there, click on the link
sasman
09/12/2009 10:01:00
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Another good topic sas, I'll bring my thoughts to the forum. However, as I've got to leave for work soon I'll have to save them for Friday (time permitting before work!!)
Walker
10/12/2009 08:55:00
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He played like crap for Newcastle, is injury prone and costs the world. WHy the hell would we take him???
retroflair31
12/12/2009 06:49:00
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