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Michael Owen boost for Manchester United as striker closes in on Christmas comeback

03 Dec 2010 12:46:39

Michael Owen boost for Manchester United as striker closes in on Christmas comeback

Manchester United striker Michael Owen could be back in time for the festive fixtures. Owen has returned to full training following a hamstring injury that has kept him out of action since October. Manager Sir Alex Ferguson told MUTV: 'He is doing very well. He took part in the football side of it yesterday. On the mend: Owen is making godd progress as he targets a return to action 'I would say he's two weeks away (from playing). We need to make sure he does a good stint of football training before we bring him into the games.' However Owen Hargreaves is no nearer a return from his hamstring problem. Ferguson added: 'It's a bad blow for the lad and it's hard to take, given the length of time he's been out and the amount of football he's missed.'  Ferguson focused on big guns as Arsenal and Chelsea wait for UnitedAll the latest Premier League team news ahead of the weekendUnited defender Evans the target of Fergie fury after cup exitSold-out Blackpool v United clash to face inspection over weather-hit pitchMANCHESTER UNITED FC


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