McClaren puts team first

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It may mean sacrificing his personal goal tally but Steve McClaren is convinced Michael Owen can forge an effective strike partnership with Wayne Rooney.

Owen´s scoring record is not impressive when he has been partnered by the Manchester United star, but McClaren has no doubts it can work.

He said: "People talk about statistics but football is not about individuals. It is about pairings and the team and they will score goals for us."

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