It looks as if Newcastleâ€™s manager Kevin Keegan has already convinced Michael Owen, about the great future ahead for Newcastle United.
Michael Owen already convinced about great things ahead for Newcastle United
Newcastle United boss Kevin Keegan has already said he is very much looking forward to working with Michael Owen, after the press have played up their poor relationship when Kevin was England manager in 1999-2000.
But the two of them have already sat down after Wednesday’s FA Cup win over Stoke, and Kevin was able to have a brief but important conversation with Michael.
Michael said yesterday:
“Kevin sat next to me and said:â€ â€œYou’ve played for some big clubs like Liverpool and Real Madrid and have experienced what the atmosphere can be like there. But, believe me, you haven’t seen half of what this place can be like yet.'”
“I have to say Kevin convinced me that there are exciting times ahead for Newcastle. I definitely want to be part of it. You tell me a striker who wouldn’t want play in a team with Kevin Keegan as manager.”
“Managers can have different philosophies. For instance, Sam Allardyce might prefer to concentrate on his back four, keep a clean sheet and nick a 1-0 result.”
“Kevin Keegan will also want to keep a clean sheet but he will want to put on an entertaining performance and score plenty of goals – and that means everything to me.”
“He definitely believes in playing more football with plenty of passing and movement. I will settle for that.” “Kevin has been quoted as saying he has unfinished business at the club and that’s exactly how I feel.
“There has been loads of speculation which has left me in a no-win position. If I say nothing, people think there is something in the rumors but if I respond to them I would spend all of my week denying them.â€
“I have not been fit enough for long enough to show the fans what I can do but if I can stay 100 per cent right, I know I will do well here under the new manager.”
Good words from Michael Owen and he’s right he’s been in a no win situation. We really have to give Michael a bit of a break, and we can only hope he can put together a string of games under Kevin and keep injury free.
But you can see the excitement showing through in what Michael says. He looked great on Wednesday night but to be fair to Ameobi and Owen yesterday against Bolton,Â they didn’t get much service from a severely depleted Newcastle midfield.
As Kevin said after the game yesterday and Michael certainly believes – better things lie ahead for the Newcastle United Football Club.