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Roy Hodgson revealed yesterday that West Bromwich Albion presented the former Manchester United midfielder Owen Hargreaves with a contract offer after a meeting with the player on Tuesday night and are waiting for his response.
Leicester manager Sven-Goran Eriksson has confirmed he has enquired about Owen Hargreaves - but any possible deal to sign the former Manchester United midfielder is "on ice".
Roy Hodgson admits Owen Hargreaves' fitness record could scupper his chances of signing for West Brom.
Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville hopes to see Wesley Sneijder arrive at Old Trafford this summer - although he has stressed manager Sir Alex Ferguson will not pay over the odds for any player.
Owen Hargreaves could have played his last game for Manchester United after manager Sir Alex Ferguson revealed the midfielder almost certainly will not be fit before the end of the season.
Sir Alex Ferguson insists Manchester United are in better shape to handle their defensive injury crisis than they were last December despite raising the spectre of Rio Ferdinand missing the remainder of the campaign.
Nani handed Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson a boost this morning by returning to training.
Gary Neville has confirmed his intention to remain at Manchester United for the remainder of the season, as Owen Hargreaves' exclusion from United's Champions League squad leaves it doubtful that he will play for the club again.
Virus also disrupts derby plans
Owen Hargreaves' surgeon has suggested the injury-plagued Manchester United midfielder will make his comeback in Saturday's Premier League game with West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford.
Owen Hargreaves' surgeon has suggested the injury-plagued Manchester United star will make his comeback in Saturday's Barclays Premier League encounter with West Brom.
Dimitar Berbatov has spoken of being haunted by the price tag which made him Manchester United's most expensive player and revealed the "dark moments" which he has experienced amid his struggle to gain universal recognition at Old Trafford.
Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed Owen Hargreaves will miss the start of the season after suffering another setback following a series of knee problems.
For some members of the England squad, it has been a comfortable enough few days at Irdning, up in the Austrian Alps. Half a dozen – Rio Ferdinand, John Terry, Ashley Cole, Frank Lampard, Steven Gerrard and Wayne Rooney – know that not only will they be among the 23 names that Fabio Capello finally reveals as his definitive World Cup squad this week, but that, fitness permitting, they are in the starting XI.
James Milner is ready to slot into the holding midfield role normally occupied by his former Aston Villa team-mate Gareth Barry for the World Cup if asked to by England coach Fabio Capello.
Fabio Capello considers the No 1 goalkeeper role to be up for grabs after the England squad's first session in their Austrian Alps training camp yesterday.