Newcastle's Owen: I'm not past it!

Newcastle United striker Michael Owen has dismissed claims from Inter Milan boss Jose Mourinho that he's past his best.

Newcastle United striker Michael Owen has dismissed claims from Inter Milan boss Jose Mourinho that he's past his best.

Owen said: “You can look at stats whichever way you want, but in general I’ve had a good year really in terms of games and goals.

“I have only missed four matches in the last calendar year. Considering what is said about me, it can paint a false picture.

“Just to miss four games in a year is good and the goal ratio is good, too.”

Earlier this month, Mourinho said: “The last year he has had serious injuries and he is no longer the Owen we all knew.”

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