PEAKING EARLY

Sky sports pundit Jamie Redknapp has said that Chelsea striker Fernando Torres is an example of a player who peaked much earlier in his career like former Liverpool striker Michael Owen. The world saw the best of Michael Owen during his Liverpool days.

Ever since he moved away from Liverpool, he had been on a decline. This was because he had been playing constant football from a very early age. There have been signs of revival of Fernando Torres in the last few months. The striker recently scored two goals in the 3-0 win over Schalke in the Champions league.

OWEN SURPRISED

Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen, who recently retired from playing football, has said that he is surprised that the link between Arsenal and Luis Suarez. The Liverpool striker has been linked heavily with a move away from Anfield. However, so far it has been transfer rumours linking him with Barcelona and Real Madrid.

ONE OF THE BEST

The manager of Manchester United, Alex Ferguson, has said that if Michael Owen had not been hit by so many injuries during the course of his career, he would have turned out to be one of the greatest footballers of all times.

This statement of Ferguson has come at a time when Owen is very close to the end of his career.

Owen had announced a few days ago that he would quit football at the end of the ongoing season.

In spite of the injuries, Owen’s career was a successful one. He scored more than 250 goals in his entire career.

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OWEN BACKS DE GEA

The former Manchester United and Liverpool striker Michael Owen has said that he expects the Spaniard David de Gea to be one of the best goalkeepers in the world.

The 22-year-old signed for Manchester United only recently, but he has been having a torrid time in goal for the Red Devils. Even though he has been an excellent shot stopper for the club during the last 12 months, the youngster has struggled a lot when it comes to the corners and set piece routines. This has allowed the physical teams like Stoke City to take advantage of the Manchester United weakness.

END JINX

The Stoke City striker Michael Owen has said that he wants to end the huge jinx of not having scored against Liverpool since leaving the club many years ago.

Michael Owen came through the ranks at Liverpool and became one of the feared strikers in all of Europe. He then moved to the Spanish club Real Madrid in 2004, but he has not been the same ever since. Since his move away from Liverpool, he has played for the likes of Newcastle United, Manchester United, and currently Stoke City. In all this years, he has failed to score one goal against Liverpool.

OWEN CANNOT WAIT

Muscle and The Stoke city striker Michael Owen has said that he cannot wait to get on the pitch once again after returning to full fitness following a groin injury that has kept him out of action for more than six weeks.

The former Manchester United and Liverpool striker was a free transfer this summer, but he has struggled with injury problems like in the past. He has managed just 51 min of action on the pitch for his new team, which have led to doubts whether he would stay at the Britannia stadium beyond the end of the season.

OWEN BACKS RVP

The former Manchester United striker Michael Owen has claimed that Robin van Persie had taken the right decision to leave Arsenal for Manchester United in the summer.

OWEN DESPERATE TO START

The Stoke city manager Tony Pulis has said that the new signing for the club Michael Owen is extremely desperate to start a match for the club, but has said that the former Manchester United and Liverpool striker is not ready yet.

Manchester United released the 32-year-old Michael Owen after the end of his contract. He has been without a club throughout the summer transfer window, but signed for Stoke city in the last few days. He is expected to once again link up well with the former Tottenham striker Peter Crouch, with whom he has a great partnership at international level.

Owen confident of finding new club

The 89 time England international has stated he is confident of finding a new employer following his release from Manchester United.

The 32 year old had a mixed time during his three years at Old Trafford, and although he enjoyed some success in his first season at the club, scoring 9 goals in 31 appearances in all competitions, over the following two seasons fell down the pecking order after facing competition from the likes of Javier Hernandez and Danny Welbeck, featuring only intermittently.

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