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Dubai's Al-Shabab claim Owen deal near

June 26, 2012
By ESPN staff
Michael Owen is on the verge of agreeing a surprise move to Al-Shabab, according to the UAE Pro League club.



Owen, 32, was released by Manchester United earlier this month after struggling for form and fitness over the past couple of years.

The former Liverpool and Real Madrid striker has previously been linked with a move to Stoke City but is thought to be open to the possibility of playing abroad, with a potentially lucrative payday in the Middle East on the ...

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