Michael Owen has classified Louis van Gaal’s first season at Manchester United

Michael Owen has classified Louis van Gaal’s first season at Manchester United as a disappointing one, as he felt that the club lacked the identity that they have always been known for.

After having been experienced to Sir Alex Ferguson for more than 25 years, United are known to play attractive football while they could also be defensive when the situation needed to be. Under Van Gaal, fans got to see very little attacking football and it was only during the last few matches of the season that things really improved. Owen played at United for a few years under Ferguson.

Michael Owen is certain that Sterling is a better player than Ozil

It’s almost been 2 years since Michael Owen confirmed his desire to hang up his boots and initiate a career outside of the outside of the pitch as a television pundit where he gives news concerning events in the world of football as well as express his opinions.

Michael Owen is someone who isn’t afraid to express his ideas and points of view. One of the latest opinions that the Englishman has revealed to the public is that he believes that Raheem Sterling is a better player than MesutOzil.

Michael Owen expects Club to win FA Cup

Former Manchester United striker Michael Owen expects the Red Devils to go through in the FA Cup after a victory against archrivals Arsenal.

The gunners will be the visitors to Old Trafford, but they come into the match as the defending champions of the FA Cup. Unlike in the past few seasons, Arsenal are perfectly placed to beat United. Despite having gone on an impressive run of form in 2015, Louis Van Gaal will be aware that his team is far from perfect. The crucial psychological edge of not having suffered a defeat against Arsenal since 2006 may help United.

Carlos Vela played after 3 Years at International Stage

Carlos Vela turned up for his national side Mexico the other day in the game versus Netherlands and found the back of the net a couple of times for the El Tri to help them win by 3-2.

It was Vela’s first game at the international stage in the last 3 years. The Mexican association had been trying to get him in the thick of things for a long time, but, he was not interested.

The striker had even been selected in the World Cup team of Mexico, but, he withdrew his name. If he had been there in Brazil, who knows where Mexico might have finished?

Liverpool disappointing run Continues

Liverpool have been one of the disappointing clubs this campaign after they have failed to hit the heights of last season.

Van Gaal Shocked By Lack Of PErformance Against Swansea

Louis van Gaal suffered a major setback in his first match as the Manchester United manager after his team were defeated 2-1 by Swansea. The fact that this match was at Old Trafford only made things worse, as United were focusing on rediscovering their strength at home. Under David Moyes last season, the club lost an incredible seven matches at home with many unfancied teams like West Brom and Aston Villa getting results here. United came on the back of an impressive pre-season during which they failed to win only one match.

Michael Owen Claims Liverpool needs More Players

Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen has claimed that the Reds may have to bring in more players in order to compete for the Premier League title in the coming season. Liverpool finished second in the table last campaign and came very close to winning the league title for the first time in more than 20 years. However, they fell at the final hurdle and allowed Manchester City to lift their second league title. Spurred on by the success, Liverpool have spent a lot of money in improving the squad over the summer.

Liverpool Stays Strong With Transfers

Emre Can, Adam Lallana, Rickie Lambert and Suso are all the players that Brendan Rodgers has so far managed to sign and bring into Anfield Road in this summer transfer window. All of which are considered to be very good performers and supporters of Liverpool are beginning to believe that the Premier League club can make a genuine charge for the league title in next season and one of those supporters is the former Liverpool player, Michael Owen.

Shaw Attracts Interest Of Top Clubs

Southampton’s Luke Shaw at his 18 years of age is already attracting the interest of top Premier League clubs as well as receiving the support of Michael Owen. The former star of Liverpool has stated that Luke Shaw is ready to play for a team such as Manchester United.

Michael Owen said: ‘’I think it's always good to keep progressing up the ladder and to play at the highest standard. And once you have had the experience that Luke Shaw has had in the Premier League, I think you are certainly ready for that challenge now’’.

OWEN BACKS LIVERPOOL

Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen says that he is feeling deep within his heart that Liverpool will be able to win the Premier League this season. Liverpool have emerged as the surprise candidates for the title with less than five matches remaining.

They will be taking on title rivals Manchester city at Anfield in what promises to be a crunch match. After being hugely successful at Anfield this season, Liverpool will be hoping for a 10th straight victory against the title rivals.

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