Michael Owen won't leave Manchester United, insists Fergie

28 December 2010 11:22
Sir Alex Ferguson last night warned clubs hoping to sign Michael Owenon loan in the January transfer window: 'Forget it. Michael is going nowhere.'

The Manchester United manager has been encouraged by the form of the 31-year-old striker since he returned to training following a hamstring injury.

'He is looking really good,' said Ferguson. 'He has trained really well this week. People may have forgotten just what a good player Michael is.

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'He's had a nightmare time with a bad hamstring injury but now he deserves a change of luck. If he can stay fit, I believe he has an important part to play for the club between now and the end of the season; there's no doubt about that. He still has a great engine.

'There has never been a problem with him since he came to United. He is great to have around. He conducts himself well and is a great example to the younger players.

'I know a few clubs have been thinking about him for a possible loan arrangement but it will not happen. He is definitely not going anywhere.'  Patrick Collins: From the fall of Wayne Rooney. to the rise of Graeme McDowellReview of the sporting year - June: Month-by-month guide to the stories that had us gripped in 2010Walk in the Park! Ji-sung backs United to be top on his returns from Asia CupMACHESTER UNITED FC

Source: Daily_Mail

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