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Majority Say Sign Michael Owen!

Majority Say Sign Michael Owen!

Vital Villa asked in our last poll what sort of signing you thought Newcastle striker Michael Owen would be.

Seems the majority would like to see him at Villa Park with 53% voting 'A risk but well worth it' and 24% voting it would be a world class signing.

18% felt it was too big a risk due to his injuries, 4% that it would be a poor signing and the remaining 1% thinking the prospect average.

Not sure a 1 goal per 2 games striker would be average but the big IF is certainly his injury record.

Who'd be a manager eh?!

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Sunday November 16 2008
Time: 8:45PM


going to be fascinating to see who does sign him, can't see Newcastle not selling him in Jan as they have to make something out of him after he cost them £17m from Real Madrid.
The Fear
16/11/2008 20:51:00
If we could get him for a reasonable price then great. Bring him on for the last 30 minutes of the game and he will score if given proper service. Worth the risk!
17/11/2008 05:39:00
Id rather Martins
17/11/2008 07:25:00
The majority are usually wrong - and I suspect they are here too. How would Vill get any value out of such a deal?
17/11/2008 08:35:00
By scoring goals and thus winning more and obtaining a higher league finish and better cup results.
Villan Of The North
17/11/2008 09:36:00
Defoe for me. Has been my number one choice for the last 3 years and nothing has changed my mind. Head and shoulders above Owen. Would get 20+ goals easily in our team. Just think our 4 striking options being Defoe, Gabby, Carew and four here we come.
In MON we trust!
17/11/2008 09:43:00
Agree in MON we trust! Biggest mistake made was not going for him at such a knock down price last January. He might even have got us the 4th place (at least 5th) last season, but MON must have his reasons I guess.
The Fear
17/11/2008 09:47:00
Goals, goals and more goals Gordonsleftboot. He is a 1 in 2 striker, give him the chance (even in a struggling Newcastle side) and he'll take them. Also could teach Gabby a great deal which would almost make it worth it just for that because Gabby is already learning fast and improving season on season, but to learn more from the side of a master... superb!
The Fear
17/11/2008 09:48:00
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The Fear
17/11/2008 14:01:00
Another point, would MON break his wage structure to sign him? Surely he wold want £80k+. Just can't see this one.
In MON we trust!
17/11/2008 15:33:00
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