Manchester United have had to balance their objectives very finely this season, with the club fighting it out on four different fronts until a fortnight ago. Obviously, after the EFL Cup final win, we’re now in three different competitions but it has definitely been tough for Jose Mourinho.
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Manchester United have struggled over the last few months, suffering several unexpected defeats, which have led to calls for the manager to be sacked. However the side looked much better against Stoke City, and one former man in Michael Owen hasn’t ruled United out of the title just yet.
Manchester United fans have been full of praise for Chris Smalling this season, with the England international looking in outstanding from from the first minute this term. However one former United player in Michael Owen is yet to be convinced by the 26-year old centre-half.
The inevitable was finally confirmed this morning when the club revealed the list of players that would be leaving the club on free transfers. The most notable player we have released in veteran striker Michael Owen.
Owen took to twitter this morning to let us know that Utd will not be offering him a new contract. After 17 goals in 52 appearances in all competitions during his three year stay, the deal hasn’t gone as well as Fergie planned, mostly due to Owen’s bad luck with injuries.
I was recently flicking through our team and it got me thinking, If we were to lift the Premier League trophy this year, which players would miss out on a medal. To be eligible for a medal you need to make ten appearances throughout the league season.