Ian Wright states his prediction Man United v Chelsea

The former Arsenal striker believes Chelsea will beat Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon

Arsenal legend Ian Wright Photo: Screen grab

Ian Wright is backing Premier League leaders Chelsea to beat Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon.

The west London side are looking to edge a step closer to the Premier League title with victory over their former manager Jose Mourinho and his Manchester United side at Old Trafford.

The Blues have won their last two Premier League games against Manchester City and Bournemouth to move to within five wins of the top-flight crown.

Chelsea are looking to win their second Premier League title in three seasons after Mourinho was sacked following their 2014-15 success.

Manchester United played out a 1-1 draw with Anderlecht in the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final in Belgium on Thursday night.

The Red Devils have drawn two of their last three Premier League games before a 3-0 win against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light on Sunday.

Speaking to The Sun Goals podcast ahead of Manchester United’s clash against Chelsea, former Arsenal striker Wright said:

“I don’t expect there to be much in it. It’s Manchester United against Chelsea. It’s Mourinho against the Chelsea players. Chelsea will want to win. They won’t play for a draw. They’ll play their natural game.”

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Chelsea are 18 points clear of Manchester United.

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