Writer: Site Staff
Date:Monday April 14 2008
Kevin Keegan is anxious to make quite a few changes at St James' Park this summer but he insists that keeping England striker Michael Owen at the club is his main priority, and he believes that he will stay.
Should Owen commit his future to the Toon this summer, which Keegan feels he will, Keegan believes that he will be the main summer signing no matter who else does arrive during the summer months: 'I talked to him last week and I don't think there will be any problem,' Keegan told The Times. 'We want him and he wants to stay, I think.
'He enjoys being at Newcastle. He's never really had the chance to prove it because of injuries and people have, a bit unfairly, said, 'Is he totally committed?' I'm the person best placed to answer that, and it's 'yes' with a capital Y.
'He has taken over the dressing-room with a couple of others and said, 'Come on, let's get this club where it should be.' So he'll be our main signing next season, regardless of who comes and how much they cost.'
Owen has regained something like his best form in recent weeks, so if he can sustain this without further injuries there are not too many better strikers in the country than him, so it would be little surprise if other took an interest in him.
The question remains though, are you as confident as Keegan that Owen stay with the Toon this summer or do you feel he will be tempted with a move away?
Vital Football are currently looking for a site editor for this site.
Have you got the passion for your club? Are you over 18? Do you have experience in writing news and match reports? Or have you got a site that you want to move over to this exciting new network with free hosting and a content managed system on offer? If so you could be just what we are looking for!
Apply via the advert under the banner or by Clicking Here.
You don't have to be a site editor to contribute, if you have something to say on your club, simply submit it via the suggest an article link in the right hand side column.
Date:Monday April 14 2008
The Abuse Of NUFC Has To End. Now!! (Tuesday May 21 2013)
The Reality Of Newcastle United (Monday May 20 2013)
Stats: Newcastle United v Arsenal (Sunday May 19 2013)
The Weight Of The Shirt (Friday May 17 2013)
Leading By Example (Thursday May 16 2013)
Is Football More Than Just A Game? (Monday May 13 2013)
The Next NUFC Manager (Monday May 13 2013)
Stats: QPR v Newcastle United (Sunday May 12 2013)
Win or Bust (Sunday May 12 2013)
The Blame Game. (Saturday May 11 2013)
|15. Aston Villa||38||10||11||17||-22||41|
|Liverpool: Papadopoulos Is The Top Target
» Liverpool : 21/05/2013 18:31:00
|Out Through the Exit Door
» Chelsea : 21/05/2013 18:02:00
|Sir Alex Cleans Up
» Man Utd : 21/05/2013 18:01:00
|Villa's Pre Season Schedule
» Aston Villa : 21/05/2013 18:00:00
|Tony Pulis set to leave Stoke City
» Stoke : 21/05/2013 17:43:00
|Thomas Tweets Departure
» WBA : 21/05/2013 17:01:00
|Vlaar Pleased With First Good Touch Of The Game
» Aston Villa : 21/05/2013 17:00:00