Willian states his prediction for Man United v Chelsea FC

The Chelsea FC forward believes the defending champions are capable of beating Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon

Chelsea FC star Willian Photo: Willian / Instagram

Willian is backing Chelsea FC to beat Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday.

The defending Premier League champions will make the long trip to Manchester looking to move level on points with Jose Mourinho’s second-placed team.

Chelsea FC are in fourth spot and three points adrift of the Red Devils following a difficult start to 2018 so far under their Italian coach.

The Blues battled to a 1-1 draw with La Liga giants Barcelona in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 clash at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night.

Willian was the standout player in the knockout fixture after he hit the woodwork twice in the first half before the Brazilian made the breakthrough with a precise finish.

However, Andres Iniesta teed up Lionel Messi to equalise with 18 minutes to go after Andreas Christensen paid the price for a loose pass.

Willian, though, is confident Chelsea FC can beat Manchester United at Old Trafford in their top-four clash at Old Trafford on Sunday.

“We have confidence. We can go there and do a great job again against Manchester United,” Willian told BT Sport.

“I think it’s going to be a different game from this one here [against Barcelona], but I think we can go there and win this game.”

Chelsea FC ended a two-game losing run in the Premier League with a 3-0 victory over West Brom at Stamford Bridge earlier this month.

Manchester United have lost at Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur in two of their last three Premier League fixtures.

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