John Barnes states his prediction for Man United v Sheffield Utd

John Barnes is expecting Manchester United to seal a comfortable win over Sheffield United this weekend

John Barnes is fully expecting Manchester United to wrap up a comfortable FA Cup victory over Sheffield United at Old Trafford this weekend.

Louis van Gaal’s men host the visitors looking to make it back to back wins in 2016 after their welcome 2-1 victory over Swansea City at Old Trafford last weekend.

United have struggled to find consistent form in recent weeks and their win over Swansea was their first victory in eight attempts in all competitions.

However, former Liverpool star Barnes is convinced that the Red Devils are on course to notch up a comfortable 3-1 win over Sheffield United in front of their home fans to progress to the fourth round of the competition.

Barnes wrote on his blog for Titanbet: “With it being at Old Trafford I think Man United will get the win here and advance.

“The away side are playing reasonably well and look good in League One, but home advantage will be key.”

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United, who finished fourth in Van Gaal’s first season in charge at Old Trafford, are currently in fifth place in the Premier League table and three points behind fourth-placed Tottenham Hotspur.

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