Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen says that he is feeling deep within his heart that Liverpool will be able to win the Premier League this season. Liverpool have emerged as the surprise candidates for the title with less than five matches remaining.

They will be taking on title rivals Manchester city at Anfield in what promises to be a crunch match. After being hugely successful at Anfield this season, Liverpool will be hoping for a 10th straight victory against the title rivals.


Michael Owen played the last match of his professional career on May of 2013 when wearing the Stoke City jersey against Southampton. The 34 years old former player still remains up to date in the world of soccer as he recently made a prediction of Chelsea defeating Arsenal and indeed he was right as Jose Mourinho and his men rampaged through Arsene Wenger’s squad with a convincing 6-0 triumph.

Owen hails Steven Gerrard As The Best Player

Michael Owen has hailed Steven Gerrard as the best player after Zinedine Zidane. He has also said that Gerrard is one of the most talented and the best captain that Liverpool has ever seen and he is proud to have ever played with him.


Arsenal’s brilliant start of this season has allowed them to be on the top of the Premier League having won 16 out of the 22 matches played so far in this campaign. The side of Arsene Wenger has taken everyone by storm as they have claimed impressive victories against just about every other team in the top tier league in England.


After managing to maintain the form up until Christmas, Liverpool have managed to finish top of the table on this day, which is often considered as the precursor towards the destination of the title.

Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen, who has won numerous titles with the club, says that Brendan Rodgers can win the title this campaign if he manages to recruit players with due diligence in January. Amongst of the title chasing teams, Liverpool are acknowledged to have the weakest squad. They have an overreliance on players like Luis Suarez, Daniel Sturridge, and Steven Gerrard.


Sky sports pundit Jamie Redknapp has said that Chelsea striker Fernando Torres is an example of a player who peaked much earlier in his career like former Liverpool striker Michael Owen. The world saw the best of Michael Owen during his Liverpool days.

Ever since he moved away from Liverpool, he had been on a decline. This was because he had been playing constant football from a very early age. There have been signs of revival of Fernando Torres in the last few months. The striker recently scored two goals in the 3-0 win over Schalke in the Champions league.


Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen, who recently retired from playing football, has said that he is surprised that the link between Arsenal and Luis Suarez. The Liverpool striker has been linked heavily with a move away from Anfield. However, so far it has been transfer rumours linking him with Barcelona and Real Madrid.


The manager of Manchester United, Alex Ferguson, has said that if Michael Owen had not been hit by so many injuries during the course of his career, he would have turned out to be one of the greatest footballers of all times.

This statement of Ferguson has come at a time when Owen is very close to the end of his career.

Owen had announced a few days ago that he would quit football at the end of the ongoing season.

In spite of the injuries, Owen’s career was a successful one. He scored more than 250 goals in his entire career.

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The former Manchester United and Liverpool striker Michael Owen has said that he expects the Spaniard David de Gea to be one of the best goalkeepers in the world.

The 22-year-old signed for Manchester United only recently, but he has been having a torrid time in goal for the Red Devils. Even though he has been an excellent shot stopper for the club during the last 12 months, the youngster has struggled a lot when it comes to the corners and set piece routines. This has allowed the physical teams like Stoke City to take advantage of the Manchester United weakness.


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