Roy Keane states his prediction for Sevilla v Man United

The Manchester United legend is backing the Red Devils to beat Spanish side Sevilla in the Champions League next week

Man United legend Roy Keane Photo: Screen grab

Roy Keane is confident Manchester United will beat Sevilla despite their inconsistent form in recent weeks.

The Red Devils will make the trip to Spain on Wednesday night in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 clash.

Manchester United have lost two of their last three Premier League games following a 2-0 defeat at Tottenham Hotspur before a 1-0 loss to Newcastle United.

Paul Pogba has struggled to rekindle his early season form and his manager Jose Mourinho appears to be losing patience with his record signing.

Manchester United finished top of their group following five victories and one loss to finish above Basel, CSKA Moscow and Benfica.

Former Red Devils captain Keane is backing Manchester United to beat the La Liga outfit next week despite Sevilla boasting a formidable home record in Europe.

“I don’t care about the last few league games,” Keane told ITV Sport.

“Sevilla will give them a game but United should win. They will turn up for these couple of big games and I think they’ll go through.”

Sevilla have won the Europa League crown twice in the past three seasons, including a 3-1 win over Liverpool FC in 2016.

Manchester United triumphed in Europe’s second tier competition last term thanks to a 2-0 victory over Dutch giants Ajax last season.

The Red Devils signed Chile international Alexis Sanchez in a swap deal that saw Henrikh Mkhitaryan complete a switch to Arsenal in the January transfer window.

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