WHAT THE PAPERS SAY

WHAT THE PAPERS SAY

The extracts on this page are taken from selected national newspapers. The views expressed here do not necessarily reflect the views of Manchester United.

Papers: Owen's vow

14/07/2009 08:17

I'll be a crock of gold
Michael Owen reckons he can become the bargain signing of the summer after insisting his Manchester United career will be full of goals – not injuries. Owen was officially paraded by the Premier League champions yesterday and immediately went on the offensive as he hit back at his critics. “The thing that angers me is the injury thing," he said. “There is no doubt that I have had injuries in my career, but then most players have. I’ve played over 500 games for club and country, so that says it all. Owen, who jets out on a pre-season tour of the Far East with his new United team-mates on Thursday, added: “I am hungry to do well. If this challenge doesn’t create a hunger and put a spring in your step and a smile on your face, then nothing will. I am as hungry as I have ever been to succeed and I honestly believe I can still do well in a top team like Manchester United."
Neil Johnston, Daily Star

In other news, former Red Carlos Tevez will sign for Manchester City, subject to a medical. The Argentine striker is expected to sign a five-year deal at Eastlands and will wear the No.32 shirt, just as he did at Old Trafford. There are quotes from Sir Alex who admitted on Monday that he 'half expected he would be going a long time back.'

Despite the fact they already have six strikers, City are reportedly set to launch a £25million bid for Arsenal's Emmanual Adebayor.

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