Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is delighted with Michael Owen's return to full-scale training.

Owen is back in training and hoping to make an impact as the season reaches its critical phase.

"Michael has had very good preparation," Ferguson told MUTV. "He's done a lot of work with the physios and is ready to join us. It's good news. I hope he has a bit of luck. He needs that as he's not had a lot."