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Heskey Would Welcome His Old Mate

Emile Heskey has said he would welcome Michael Owen at Villa Park with open arms should a move come off.

Speaking to Setanta Sports News Heskey reacted well to the possibility of being teamed up with his former England strike partner.

With Owen out of contract in the summer, it's a given he will be leaving Newcastle as I doubt with his injury record he will fancy his chances in the Championship - not least as he will still hope he can play his way into contention for what would be his final World Cup campaign.

It's also no secret that Owen values the work that Heskey does and has previously commented that without the work ethic of Heskey he would not have found the net on so many ocassions.

Heskey himself said:

"It would be nice.

"Obviously Michael is a great player, he has shown that on many occasions. He has been knocked and he has always got back up and performed."

Even without a transfer fee, Owen will need to take a significant pay cut from the astronomical sum he is on at Newcastle regardless of where he moves.

Allowing for the fact that all the reported clubs are interested, it seems Everton have been ruled out due to the players Liverpool ties, leaving Villa and Heskey or potentially Roma.

For Owen's train of thought, would a spell in Italian football do him more good than getting back on track in the Premier League with a player he knows he can work very well with.

The very same Heskey that has just bagged his own 7th goal for England despite seemingly being unable to work with any of the strikers at this club.




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Writer: Mike Field Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday June 8 2009

Time: 3:47PM

Your Comments

our last poll asked if we should get Owen, Michael Owen to Villa? Poll date: 07 Jun 2009 Suggested by: JP Fear Yes (81%) No (19%)
The Fear
our last poll asked if we should get Owen, Michael Owen to Villa? Poll date: 07 Jun 2009 Suggested by: JP Fear Yes (81%) No (19%)
The Fear
To be announced this week
Mancuni-villa
To be announced this week
Mancuni-villa
really?
clarkamus
really?
clarkamus
To be announced this week Mancuni-villa is this just your opinion.?
willowavfc
To be announced this week Mancuni-villa is this just your opinion.?
willowavfc
May I be the first to say it on an article for Owen - wouldnt have him, only if he was on (imaginary) pay as you play deal. Minimum wage of 5.10 per hour unless hes playing!! Then he is on time and a half!!! O'NEILL SIGN HIM UP!! IF HE IS FIT ALL SEASON HE IS A 20 A SEASON MAN!!!
deano.avfc
May I be the first to say it on an article for Owen - wouldnt have him, only if he was on (imaginary) pay as you play deal. Minimum wage of 5.10 per hour unless hes playing!! Then he is on time and a half!!! O'NEILL SIGN HIM UP!! IF HE IS FIT ALL SEASON HE IS A 20 A SEASON MAN!!!
deano.avfc
Looks like MONs doing a bit of expectation management, he has denied we have offered a 2 year contract. No reason to do this unless it is unlikley to happen. Time will tell.
RiF
Looks like MONs doing a bit of expectation management, he has denied we have offered a 2 year contract. No reason to do this unless it is unlikley to happen. Time will tell.
RiF
I have heard from reliable 'source' I am acquainted with. She has been wrong before, but has also been right before. The very vague, short 'dismissal' of the report on the official site I believe is because the deal struck and contract on the table is entirely different.
Mancuni-villa
I have heard from reliable 'source' I am acquainted with. She has been wrong before, but has also been right before. The very vague, short 'dismissal' of the report on the official site I believe is because the deal struck and contract on the table is entirely different.
Mancuni-villa
from a reliable source*..
Mancuni-villa
from a reliable source*..
Mancuni-villa
 

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