Owen puts off Newcastle contract talks

Michael Owen is putting off all new contract talks at Newcastle United. Owen’s advisors claim the last firm offer they received was for a one-year extension to the contract at a basic wage of £85,000 per week. A source close to Owen's camp told the Evening Chronicle: “Michael’s representatives would not let him sign any new deal in the present circumstances at St James’s Park.”

Michael Owen is putting off all new contract talks at Newcastle United.

Owen’s advisors claim the last firm offer they received was for a one-year extension to the contract at a basic wage of £85,000 per week.

A source close to Owen's camp told the Evening Chronicle: “Michael’s representatives would not let him sign any new deal in the present circumstances at St James’s Park.”

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