Michael Owen really is determined to win the Manchester United crowd over. As if scoring a late winner against our local rivals wasn’t enough, he’s really stuck the knife in to his former club by claiming we’re the biggest in the world.

“It’s fantastic working with Sir Alex,” Owen said yesterday. “It’s everything you would expect of a top, top team, probably the biggest club in the world. Everything from the kit man to the girls who work in the canteen and the manager are just first class.”