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Carragher wanted Owen to stay

March 20, 2013
By Mike Whalley

Jamie Carragher has revealed that he pleaded with Michael Owen not to leave Liverpool for Real Madrid in 2004, and tried to get him to come back to Anfield five years later.

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Owen, 33, announced on Tuesday that he would retire from football at the end of the season.
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