Danny Higginbotham states his prediction for Southampton v Man United

Danny Higginbotham looks ahead to Manchester United's clash with Southampton in the Premier League on Saturday

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho Photo: The Sport Review

Danny Higginbotham is tipping Manchester United to get all three points when the Red Devils travel to Southampton in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.

The Red Devils have made a brilliant start to the new Premier League season and are currently joint top of the table along with Manchester City heading into this weekend’s round of fixtures.

Jose Mourinho’s men have won four of their opening five Premier League games to leave them as one of the main early favourites to win the title.

They travel to St Mary’s on Saturday looking to continue their good form and former Stoke defender Higginbotham is backing the Red Devils to get the job done against the Saints.

Higginbotham told Sky Sports News on Friday morning: “Southampton’s biggest problem is struggling to score goals.

“I think they failed to score in seven of the last eight at home. Manchester United are free-scoring whether they’ve got Pogba or not, as we saw in midweek.

“Manchester United will score goals and I’m going to go with them to get the three points.”

Manchester United finished in sixth place in the Premier League table last season but won the League Cup and Europa League in Mourinho’s first campaign in charge.

The Red Devils have not lifted the Premier League trophy since Sir Alex Ferguson’s final campaign in charge back in 2013.

Mourinho’s men will take on CSKA Moscow in their next Champions League group game next week as they look to book their place in the last 16 of Europe’s elite club competition.

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