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.

OWEN HAS STUFF TO SAY

Michael Owen played the last match of his professional career on May of 2013 when wearing the Stoke City jersey against Southampton. The 34 years old former player still remains up to date in the world of soccer as he recently made a prediction of Chelsea defeating Arsenal and indeed he was right as Jose Mourinho and his men rampaged through Arsene Wenger’s squad with a convincing 6-0 triumph.

Owen hails Steven Gerrard As The Best Player

Michael Owen has hailed Steven Gerrard as the best player after Zinedine Zidane. He has also said that Gerrard is one of the most talented and the best captain that Liverpool has ever seen and he is proud to have ever played with him.

OWEN BACKS MOYES

Arsenal’s brilliant start of this season has allowed them to be on the top of the Premier League having won 16 out of the 22 matches played so far in this campaign. The side of Arsene Wenger has taken everyone by storm as they have claimed impressive victories against just about every other team in the top tier league in England.

LIVERPOOL CHALLENGE

After managing to maintain the form up until Christmas, Liverpool have managed to finish top of the table on this day, which is often considered as the precursor towards the destination of the title.

Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen, who has won numerous titles with the club, says that Brendan Rodgers can win the title this campaign if he manages to recruit players with due diligence in January. Amongst of the title chasing teams, Liverpool are acknowledged to have the weakest squad. They have an overreliance on players like Luis Suarez, Daniel Sturridge, and Steven Gerrard.

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.

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