Stoke striker Owen announced his intention to retire from professional football at the end of the current season on Tuesday.

But Bevington has revealed the FA are keen to continue to work with the 33-year-old, who notched an impressive 40 goals in 89 appearances for England.

"Michael Owen enjoyed a tremendous career with England, playing at every level," he told reporters.

"He has always conducted himself with outstanding professionalism when on England duty and performed at the highest level, scoring important goals at major tournaments.

"We are already in talks with Michael about how he can share his international experience with our younger players in the future in an ambassadorial role."