Writer: J P Fear
Date:Sunday June 28 2009
According to The Mirror Martin O'Neill hasn't gone for Michael Owen because he thinks that Gabby Agbonlahor will be England's World Cup striker of choice.
The report by Ralp Ellis repeats the claim that Villa were one of the clubs sent the 'come and get me' brochure on the former Liverpool and Real Madrid striker. The report also suggests that MON might be tempted if Owen will take a reduction in his £50 000 a week wage demands and take a more appearance/goal scoring based deal.
The report also quotes ... wait for it... a source. Something that I'm sure you'll agree, is always very exciting...! :o)
The HP says:
'The door isn't closed on Owen because the club will monitor the situation, but the priority for the manager is to strengthen in midfield and defence and he has great faith in Gabby's potential. He has all the attributes of a young Michael Owen.'
Our debate rumbles on in the forum, it is now 38 pages long...Michael Owen Thread - Click Here ... what do you think, a good signing or a waste of time?
Gabby's proflie and goalscoring record on the official site: Click Here
2006/2007 - 37 starts (1 sub appearance) = 9 goals
2007/2008 - 37 starts (0 sub appearance) = 11 goals
2008/2009 - 35 starts (1 sub appearance) = 12 goals
Gabby does seem to fade in and out through a season and goes on very long dry runs goalscoring wise but then again, the lad isn't even 23 until October this year... So what do you think, do you have the same faith in Gabby that MON seems to have?
Our latest poll asks what you think of Gabby v Owen!
Date:Sunday June 28 2009
Lambert On Cole Omission, & Zoggy Praise (Thursday July 24 2014)
Lambert - We Were Excellent (Thursday July 24 2014)
FC Dallas 0-2 Aston Villa (Thursday July 24 2014)
I Delphinetly Want A New Deal But Luna's Off (Wednesday July 23 2014)
Gardner To Make 2014-15 His Year (Wednesday July 23 2014)
Roncrete's Sett(led) At Villa (Wednesday July 23 2014)
Vlaar Bar (Wednesday July 23 2014)
Lambert Pleased With Workout So Far (Tuesday July 22 2014)
Taxi for Tonev (Tuesday July 22 2014)
Full Squad For Texan Tour (Monday July 21 2014)
|3.||Pride of Lions||419|
|10.||Villan Of The North||158|
|2. Aston Villa||0||0||0||0||+0||0|
|5. Crystal Palace||0||0||0||0||+0||0|
|7. Hull City||0||0||0||0||+0||0|
|Lovren Fee Accepted - Schneiderlin Warning?
» Southampton : 25/07/2014 20:03:00
|Reed Signs Four Year Deal
» Southampton : 25/07/2014 19:50:00
|Patrick van Aanholt Signs For Black Cats..
» Sunderland : 25/07/2014 19:49:00
|FK AS Trencin Confirmed
» Hull City : 25/07/2014 19:35:00
|Palace Confirm Campbell Capture
» Crystal Palace : 25/07/2014 19:28:00