Michael Owen has given an interview to the Newcastle Journal today and seems to us that he’s committed himself already to the club.
Kevin and Michael – seem great working together for the club
Michael talked to the Newcastle Journal today:
â€œItâ€™s hard to set targets.â€
â€œIf we set off with the same players that weâ€™ve got now then weâ€™ve got a good squad of players and I would probably say that weâ€™ve got to aim for the UEFA Cup, the top eight, or the top six if we have a fantastic season.â€
â€œThatâ€™s if we are stuck with the same players weâ€™ve got now, but thereâ€™s a lot of time before the first ball is kicked at the start of the season and there could be a lot of ins and outs in the meantime and I donâ€™t know what will happen.â€
â€œIf we get more ins than outs, and theyâ€™re quality signings as well, then you never know. We could push our targets a little bit higher.â€
It seems to us that Michael Owen is not thinking at all of leaving Newcastle United.
If Michael can make a decent deal with the club, and even be willing to take a pay cut, that would go down very well with Newcastle fans, who have always respected players completely committed to the Tyneside club.
Since the arrival of Kevin Keegan in January, not only has Michael looked a much better player, but he has seemed to thrive on being captain of the club, and heâ€™s taken the responsibilities very well indeed.
But once he does sign a new contract, it will be a relief to those fans who agree with Kevin, that Michal is crucial to