United Owen extends contract

Posted by Sinauw on Thursday, 2 June 2011

Sinauw, Manchester United striker Michael Owen agreed to a one-year contract extension, the club said the English Premier League champions, on Wednesday (1 / 6).

Contract former Liverpool forward 31-year-old originally ended this month. "Too bad Michael did not get more chances but the appearance Chicharito (Javier Hernandez) make other players in the shadows and keberpasangannya with (Wayne) Rooney was invaluable," said manager Alex Ferguson in the club's official website.

"I like Michael endure one more year and we will look to give him many opportunities in the new season."

Owen joined United two years ago in a surprising move from Newcastle United and he struggled to overcome injury. He's 48 times to strengthen United's mostly off the bench and scored 14 goals