Owen cool on England talk

Manchester United striker Michael Owen insists that his focus is totally on impressing for his new club, rather than worrying about securing an England recall.

The 29-year-old has scored three times in 14 appearances for the Red Devils this season, having finally ended a nightmare four years with Newcastle United.

Owen has not featured on the international stage since March 2008 and says that England action is at the back of his mind.

He said:"England is something I don't really think about. It is probably something people talk about a lot more than I think about really.

"The last squad I was in was over a year ago now.

"I have played for England 89 times and I would love to play for England again, but I am concentrating on playing for Manchester United.

"I genuinely go to bed thinking that I have got to play well the next day and win games for Manchester United, not that if I score or play well I might get picked for England."

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