Matt Le Tissier states his prediction for Chelsea v Man United

Matt Le Tissier looks ahead to Chelsea's clash with Manchester United on Sunday

Matt Le Tissier believes that Chelsea could edge to victory over Manchester United at Stamford Bridge in Sunday’s crunch Premier League clash.

The Blues head into the game looking to make it three wins in a row in the top flight after recent victories over Leicester City and Hull City.

United, meanwhile, are bidding to get back to winning ways in the top flight after their recent draws against Stoke City and Liverpool.

Jose Mourinho is preparing to return to Stamford Bridge for the first time since his sacking by the west London club last December.

And former Southampton star Le Tissier feels that Chelsea are the favourites heading into Sunday’s showdown in west London.

Writing in his column for Sky Sports, Le Tissier said: “I think Chelsea are more capable of breaking down a side that sits in, with Hazard and Costa possessing enough trickery and aggression to break down United.

“It all depends how Mourinho goes about it. It he decides he wants to go there and win the game, it could be very different. He could surprise everyone as a master tactician, go 4-4-2 and make it a completely different game.”

Chelsea finished 10th and with their title defence in tatters following Mourinho’s sacking last season.

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United, meanwhile, ended up fifth and with the FA Cup under Louis van Gaal.

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