After much consideration, Michael Owen has gone from three years on Manchester United's bench to what he hopes is the resumption of his career as someone who actually plays football at Stoke. And now, he realizes that signing two contracts with Man United when they had no real need for him and listening to what Sir Alex Ferguson says was probably a bad idea.
From the BBC:
He [Owen] said: "In hindsight, probably with that extra year, it might have been better if I had moved in many ways.
"I was on the bench a lot of the time, but then when the manager says 'you have a big role to play and we want you to stay for another year', it was great to hear that from someone like Sir Alex Ferguson."
And then Owen went on to make just four appearances for Man United last season. One Premier League appearance as a sub last September (against Stoke!), two League Cup starts against lower division clubs and a start in the Champions League group stage against mighty Otelul Galati that ended after 10Read More »from Michael Owen realizes he should’ve left Man United sooner, was duped by Alex Ferguson