Michael Owen Backs Liverpool for a Win against Arsenal

Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen says that he expects the Jurgen Klopp’s team to beat Arsenal this weekend.

The game between Liverpool and Arsenal is the highlight of this weekend with Arsenal making the trip to Anfield looking to revive their form. The gunners have suffered two defeats in the last three games, and their top four hopes has been hanging in the balance. Liverpool have also been experiencing troubled form in 2017 with the team only managing a solitary victory so far in this calendar year. This victory came against Tottenham are few weeks ago and it once again reiterated their strength when it comes to the top games.

Manchester United Need to Improve Quickly, Says Michael Owen

Michael Owen says that Manchester United need to improve their league form drastically if they are to start challenging for the top four place at the very least.

United have fallen out of the top four after a brilliant start to the campaign with four wins in the first four games. Things were rosy in José Mourinho’s start, but they have gone totally awry in the last few months. Just two victories in the league since September is not good enough for a team with top four aspirations let alone finishing as the champions.


Michael Owen revealed he was delighted as Reds teenage sensation Ben Woodburn broke his record as he scored in Liverpool’s win over Leeds United in the EFL Cup on Wednesday, November 30.

The player came on the 67th minute for Liverpool in the match which ended 2-0. Woodburn score just 14 minutes at Anfield after Divock Origi had latched onto a well-timed cross to get the match opener.


Premier League legend turned soccer pundit Michael Owen has asked that Manchester United get world class players as he feels the current crop of players are not good enough for the huge tasks the team is expected to do under manager Jose Mourinho.

Mourinho has complained of commitment issues from his squad members but Owen opines that it is a quality issue. He told BT Sport

Owen praises Rashford

Former England international Michael Owen has praised Marcus Rashford for the way he has been playing ever since making it to the Manchester United first team.

He said that the player had shown some maturity that is well beyond his age and that he has adapted to all kind of situations.


The former Liverpool forward, Michael Owen, who won the Ballon d’Or in 2001, receives more than his fair share of stick on social media as a result of his opinion concerning the defending champions of England Premier League, but he never shies away from his point of view. If he has got what to say, regardless of the effect it might have on his popularity, he will say it, and fair play to him for that.

The 36-year-old came out back in February with a comment about Leicester City, who were flying high in the Premier League table on their journey to one of the most remarkable sporting triumphs in history of football.

Michael Owen: Wayne Rooney Should Have Taken Penalty against Fenerbahce

Michael Owen has slammed striker Wayne Rooney for allowing Paul Pogba to take the penalty in the recent Europa League game against Fenerbahce.

Rooney was recalled to the starting line-up after an extended absence. He had a great opportunity to move closer to Sir Bobby Charlton’s record of 249 goals for Manchester United whenUnited were given a penalty. As the club’s designated penalty taker, Rooney was expected to step up and score with aplomb. This, however, was not the case as the striker allowed Paul Pogba to take the penalty instead.


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