Michael Owen future as Newcastle United player once again is in jeopardy after series of injury for the England player has ruled him out to perform well for the Toon.While both club and manager are insists that Owen is still a Newcastle player no matter what the press told about his future, it is look likely that he will leave in January.
EMO have not signed any new contract to revised his release clause which allowed him to leave Newcastle for just £6M out of his £15M transfers fee from Real Madrid two years ago. During the same period, Owen has only played around 17 competitive games for United.
The Toon Army feels that the ammount of play he has did for the club is not good enough compares to his appearance for the England national team at the same periods. The fact that Owen have series of injuries that cancelled his opportunity to play more for the club happens while he play for England have start the fire between him and the fans.
Even though Michael said that he always did his 100-percent for the club each time he plays, the fans still not feel he is saying that with all of his heart. Following the recent controvercy between him and his team-mate Joey Barton, not to mentioned Big Sam’s warning for him about playing for England in a spare of four days after doing hernia operations.
The current situations have been monitored by some other Premierships club, both Manchester team was quoted being interested to take him out from St. James’ Park.
Serious interest came from Manchester City, with Sven Goran Eriksson is planning to offer £10M for Owen when the transfer window re-opened in January.