Michael Owen reacts to Man United’s 1-0 win against Watford

Michael Owen says Manchester United are top-four contenders after beating Watford

Michael Owen says Manchester United are back in the top-four race after Wednesday night’s 1-0 win against Watford.

The Red Devils secured back-to-back Premier League wins at Old Trafford thanks to Juan Mata’s 83rd-minute winner.

Louis van Gaal’s side are level on points with fourth-placed Manchester City after Liverpool were 3-0 winners against the League Cup winners at Anfield.

Former United striker Owen hailed an important three points for the 20-time English champions in the race to secure a spot in next season’s Champions League.

The Red Devils have won their last four games in all competition to release some of the pressure on their manager Van Gaal.

United have beaten Shrewsbury Town and FC Midtjylland in their cup campaigns at the end of February.

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The 20-time English champions were 3-2 against top-four rivals Arsenal at Old Trafford in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon.

The Red Devils make the trip to West Bromwich Albion in their next top-flight fixture on Sunday.

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