Man Utd striker Owen feels he has two more years at top

Manchester United striker Michael Owen feels he still has two years left at the top.

Manchester United striker Michael Owen feels he still has two years left at the top.

Whilst he has ruled out extending his career into his late 30s Ryan Giggs-style, the former Liverpool and Real Madrid star is adamant there is more in the tank.

"I must admit, I don't think I am going to be one of the players who is still playing when they are 37 or 38 like Ryan," said Owen.

"But I certainly think I still have another two or three years left in me.

"I listen to players in the dressing room; some players are struggling to get out of bed and complain about their knees or Achilles.

"I honestly can't resonate with them. I never get any pains like that.

"It is probably strange for people to hear that because they know I am injured. But joint-wise I feel great. I feel as though I can play, it's just when I get injuries, they always seem to be bad ones.

"My body feels as though it can play and my mind wants to and the aim is to keep going for at least another couple of years."

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