Once upon a time, there was this kid who played in Germany. He played a few games for England out of position and got booed. Then he played in his preferred role and everyone loved him. Including Manchester United , who have now been told by Bayern Munich that will consider selling Owen Hargreaves for less than Â£20m.
Bayern president Franz Beckenbauer told German newspaper Bild that if an offer of that size was tabled "we would have to think about it".
Beckenbauer added: "That is a figure that would allow us to be active in the transfer market."
Hargreaves has only just been told that he is not ready to return to full training as he recovers from a nasty broken leg. which he sustained in a league match against Arminia Bielefeld in September.
Hargreaves had hoped to return to full training with his Bayern team-mates, who are on a training camp in Dubai, but it seems a more realistic time for return is the latter stages of this month due to tests