Owen ready to revive flagging fortunes

"This is a fantastic opportunity for me and I intend to seize it with both hands," the England striker told the club's official website on Friday after leaving Championship club Newcastle United.

"I want to thank Sir Alex for the faith he has shown in me and I give him my assurance I will repay him with my goals and performances," he added after becoming the first player since Paul Ince in 1997 to sign for Liverpool and Manchester United.

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