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Ex-Liverpool star Fowler considering Adelaide United offer

Former Liverpool and current North Queensland Fury star Robbie Fowler is believed to be considering a short-term deal with Adelaide United. Val Migliaccio from Adelaide Now reports that the 34-year old is pondering a proposed six-game deal with the Reds for the upcoming Asian Champions League group stage.

The move hinges on a Football Federation Australia ruling which states players cannot be loaned to fellow A-League clubs, despite the fact the Asian competition has no bearing on either North Queensland or Adelaide's domestic season.

Adelaide United football director Michael Petrillo said that he would love to have Fowler at the club but admitted it may be a tough ask to complete any type of deal.

"If he was available, we'd certainly be keen to pursue Robbie Fowler," Petrillo said.

"He's a great player, a legend. But at this stage, the A-League rules won't allow us to loan him. He'd have to terminate his contract and he has another year to run with the Fury."

Adelaide take on South Korean club and reigning Asian champions, Pohang Steelers, in their first group stage match on February 24 at Hindmarsh Stadium.

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