Shanghai deny claims they are after Man Utd’s Owen

Shanghai Shenhua have denied claims that they are in pursuit of Manchester United striker Michael Owen.

Shanghai Shenhua have denied claims that they are in pursuit of Manchester United striker Michael Owen.

Reports emerged this week that the Chinese Super League club were set to go after the former England international but that speculation has been scuppered by Shanghai owner Zhu Jun.

"Who's making such irresponsible statements?" Jun said. "Owen isn't coming [to Shenhua]."

 

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