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Owen: Toon won't offer me a deal, so I'm leaving

Newcastle United striker Michael Owen has indicated that while his intent is to leave the club, one of the major factors of his departure will be the fact that the Magpies are unwilling to offer him a new deal.

Speaking to Sky Sports News, the former Liverpool and Real Madrid hitman said: 'I am contracted to Newcastle for a few weeks, so that is where I am at the minute. I don't think I am going to be re-signing at Newcastle, as one I don't think I am going to be offered a new contract and I want to play in the Premier League or a top division somewhere else.'

The statement implies that if he were offered a new contract, he would stay? Sounds like Lil Mickey may be fishing for a new contract, and if Alan Shearer is appointed, it is not beyond the realm of possibility that a trunk-load of cash may be thrown at the 29-year-old forward in order to keep him on Tyneside.

The Chester-born player has however expressed a deep desire to play in the Premier League, and it looks likely that Aston Villa, Everton, and Hull City will duke it out for the former England man.




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Writer: Mehzeb Chowdhury Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday June 22 2009

Time: 3:28PM

Your Comments

The gimp is making it sound like we are pushing him out the door.
sfosteruk
I don't want him, he has no heart for the club! ...try accepting a lower wage then they might offer you a contract but no you only play for money you tosser.
xpertweb.co.uk
Hey Micky O you stupid **** why would they, you owe them about half of what they have paid you to date.
TeddyLyon
new owner pls come in...im getting quite anxious now..with jus a number of days left before training..and nth is being completed... pls..new owner..new manager(AS)..and new players!!!!!..pls....nufc fans out there..lets pray tgt!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!~
newcastle 4eva
....we don't need to pray we only need to make one wish and that is to get that tosser mike ashley to sell, the rest will take care of itself.
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