Former Liverpool and Manchester United striker Michael Owen has revealed the Premier League team that he regrets joining during his football career.
Michael Owen retired from football six years ago (in 2013).
The ex-England international star talked about his career regret in his new book titled Reboot – My Life, My Time.
According to him, he regrets leaving Real Madrid for Newcastle United in the summer of 2005.
The Magpies paid £17m to secure his transfer from the Spanish club.
Michael Owen also said that Liverpool tried to re-sign him before his transfer to Newcastle United but they were unable to match the asking price from Real Madrid.
He came through the ranks at Liverpool before making his first debut.
Michael Owen was at Liverpool until 2004 when he joined Spanish La Liga giants Real Madrid.
He spent one year at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu before returning to the Premier League with Newcastle United.
Owen endured an injury-hit spell at Newcastle United and he was able to make just 79 appearances in his four years at the club.
Apart from Liverpool, Real Madrid and Newcastle United, Michael Owen also played for clubs like Manchester United and Stoke City.
Michael Owen retired from football in 2013 on the back of his time at Stoke City.