Owen reveals Man Utd squad hit hard by virus this week

Manchester United striker Michael Owen has revealed the international break has come just at the right time. Owen tweeted that half the squad have been hit by a rogue virus.

Manchester United striker Michael Owen has revealed the international break has come just at the right time.

Owen tweeted that half the squad have been hit by a rogue virus.

The striker revealed: "Not enjoying this. 3:40am and not getting an ounce of sleep. Bunged up, sore throat and cough. I hate being ill.

"I would like to blame 1 of my kids for my illness but I got it from the club. One of the lads brought it in. Half of the team have it now."

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