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  • OK, I'm no fan of SAF or Utd, but even I can see the sense in Owens move.

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    • Well yes John maybe there is some 'furtive' Fergie sense in it, though it defeats me, but I bet MO must have been whistling all the way to the bank. I mean wouldn't you be John? I know I would be, in MO's shoes, with his career being on very shaky ground . Period

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      • MO's career may not have gone the way of some of the other top strikers in Europe, but I don't think that makes him less of an effective player.

        When he left Pool, he was predominantly used as a super-sub in Real, and nearly always came on to score. Saving their bacon on a few occassions. The Newcastle move was a disaster for him. Not least because he suffered a few injury set backs, but because his heart didn't seem in it. I mean, how would you feel playing alongside some of there players, especially the like of Joey Barton.

        Fergie is able to get the best out of players. You only need look back to Larsson to see that. At £0 transfer, and £40k per week if and when he plays, SAF may have pulled off a masterstroke.
        I would swap MO in form for Ade in form anyday.

        The only downside is that Utd may have a loss of ariel ability. Owen and Rooney aren't known for their ariel prowess.