Man Utd boss Ferguson ready to hand Villa target Owen new deal

Manchester United striker Michael Owen could win a new contract.

Manchester United striker Michael Owen could win a new contract.

The People says United boss Sir Alex Ferguson hinted that Owen, who fears he might have to leave Old Trafford when his deal runs out this summer, is in line for a new two-year contract.

“Michael is well-liked in the dressing-room, and the times he has played he has never let us down. He has scored some vital goals for us,” said Fergie.