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Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher is pleased to see former Red Michael Owen back at a top-four club, but hopes his friend finds life at Manchester United tough going.

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I'm fit for United, says Michael Owen

Michael Owen is desperate to shrug off the injury-prone tag that Manchester United's new recruit feels he has unfairly been given.

Freddy Shepherd defends Owen signing

Former Newcastle chairman Freddy Shepherd has hit back at claims that he should never have signed Michael Owen.

Newcastle: potential transfer list

From shopping in Harrods to shopping in Tesco, or even Lidl... Newcastle's relegation means that their entire squad would appear to be for sale, with Michael Owen showing a rare turn of speed as he heads for the exit.

Stoke wary of Owen expense

Stoke chairman Peter Coates has admitted his club would have to take Michael Owen's injury history and cost into account before launching a serious bid to sign him.

Stoke join race to sign Owen

Stoke boss Tony Pulis admits he would love the chance to take England striker Michael Owen to the Potteries.

Hull set to open Owen talks

Hull manager Phil Brown has revealed the club intends to speak to Michael Owen's representatives "within the week".

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