By Jeorge Bird For Mailonline
Published: 14:28 BST, 15 September 2019 | Updated: 14:28 BST, 15 September 2019
Michael Owen has insisted that he has no regrets over his move to Manchester United.
Having started his career at Liverpool, Owen ended up joining rivals United in 2009 following spells with Real Madrid and Newcastle.
Owen was subsequently given a hostile reception by Liverpool fans but claimed that footballers shouldn't be criticised for joining rival clubs, stating that if an individual went from Sainsbury's to Tesco's they wouldn't be accused of being disloyal.
Michael Owen has no regrets over his Manchester United move despite his Liverpool links
Owen told goal: 'Football is a job. A very special job and a privileged job, but it is still a job for the players and the managers involved in it.
'Obviously, fans who have a real passion for their club don't see it in that light and that's where the problems can start, especially in an age when social media gives people