Charlie Nicholas states his prediction for Man United v West Ham
Charlie Nicholas looks ahead to Manchester United's clash with West Ham in the EFL Cup tonight
Charlie Nicholas is tipping Manchester United to return to winning ways with a 2-1 victory over West Ham in the EFL Cup on Wednesday night.
The Red Devils head into the game looking to bounce back from the disappointment of their 1-1 draw against the Hammers at Old Trafford in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon.
The pressure has been steadily mounting on new Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho following his appointment as the club’s new manager back in May.
The Red Devils have been struggling to find consistent form in recent weeks and have only won one of their last seven Premier League games.
However, Arsenal legend is tipping the Red Devils to have too much for The Hammers this Wednesday in the League Cup.
Writing in his column for Sky Sports, Nicholas said: “Well, West Ham did very well on Sunday and Manchester United continue to be the most unlucky team in the Premier League!
“They have a problem at Old Trafford of playing well, but not getting wins, and now the annoyance of Jose Mourinho is clear for everybody to see.
“West Ham might need to get Andy Carroll back into the mix as it sounds like Diafra Sakho has picked up another injury. They’re running out of bodies.
“I think Mourinho will make quite a few changes and I wouldn’t be surprised if this went to extra time, but I’m expecting the hosts to edge it.”
Manchester United are aiming to break back into the top four this season after they finished fifth and won the FA Cup last season.