Date: 1st March 2010 at 11:34pm
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Michael Owen wants to stay at United, despite rumours that he’ll be one of the first to leave in a big summer clearout. Fergie said earlier that he did not want to sell the striker who will miss a few weeks with an injury picked up in the Carling Cup final after scoring United’s equaliser.

‘I am loving it at Manchester United.

‘There are plenty of people who want to put negative spins on things.

‘I have four kids, I am living at home and playing for one of the best teams in Europe. It is not all doom and gloom is it?

‘We still have the Premier League and the Champions League to play for, which I have never won so I have every reason to have a smile on my face.

‘I am very pleased the manager is suggesting I have done well in my first season.’


Well… I would say that Owen had one very good game (Wolfsburg), two brilliant moments (City, Villa) but apart from these he’s been generally poor when he played. Too often it looks like we’re man a down when he’s on the pitch and that’s just not good enough.

Having said that, you can’t fault the effort of the men. It’s just the actual contribution that, in my opinion, is not good enough. Great goal yesterday though.