Michael Owen Flirts With Retirement

Chris Wright

28th, October 2010


By Chris Wright

“Hi, Michael? Yeah, this is your career calling….it’s over”

Manchester United’s part-time striker Michael Owen has hinted that he may retire when his deal at Old Trafford expires at the end of the season, especially if none of the ‘bigger clubs’ are willing to take a gamble on him.

Speaking to The Sun , Owen said:

“I would honestly love to stay [at United] but you will have to ask the manager about the long term. I could score at this level for many years and would love it to be at a top club like United.

Whether I would want to be dropping down to a poorer Premier League team, I don’t know. Yes I could score goals but I would probably get less opportunities and less enjoyment. I just don’t feel my game is suited to a team that is

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