Frank Lampard makes prediction about Man United next season

Frank Lampard is backing Manchester United to challenge for the Premier League title next season

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Chelsea legend Frank Lampard Photo: The Sport Review

Frank Lampard is backing Manchester United to challenge for the Premier League title under Jose Mourinho next season.

The Red Devils are currently on course to finish in the top four in Mourinho’s first campaign in charge following his appointment at Old Trafford last summer.

Manchester United are widely expected to strengthen their squad in the summer transfer window as Mourinho prepares for his second season in charge at the club.

And Lampard, who played under Mourinho during his time in charge at Chelsea, is fully expecting to see both Manchester United and Manchester City challenge for the title next season.

Speaking on Sky Sports on Thursday night, Lampard said: “It’s a slightly disappointing year for both [Manchester] clubs to be contending for top-four positions and not the title.

“It’s a rebuilding job for both [but] they’re both on an upward curve. I see them both being there or thereabouts next year.”

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Manchester United are currently preparing for their crunch Premier League clash against Swansea City at Old Trafford on Sunday as they look to keep their top-four bid on track.

The Red Devils will take on Celta Vigo in the Europa League semi-finals next month as they look to win a second major trophy this season.

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