The Newcastle striker will see a specialist to decide whether he needs surgery after club boss Sam Allardyce confirmed Owen has a 3cm tear in his abductor muscle - an injury set to rule him out for most of the next month.
"It will be three weeks out," Allardyce confirmed. "He would miss England with his groin - so we might as well check up whether he needs a hernia op or not, while he is out for two or three weeks with his abductor tear."
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