Tennis star Andy Murray has had his say on the upcoming Manchester Derby clash between Manchester City and Manchester United.
Andy Murray talked about the Manchester Derby in a chat with BBC Sports as he tipped Premier League champions Manchester City to get the better of Manchester United in what’s the battle of two giants of English football.
Premier League champions Manchester City have won the league title in each of the last two seasons but they face a big hurdle in their quest to win it for the third season in a row mainly due to the form of Liverpool.
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Ahead of the Manchester Derby, Manchester City are in third position and also 11 points adrift of Liverpool at the league summit meaning that there’s no room for mistakes for the Manchester United game if the Citizens want to overhaul the deficit to Liverpool at the top of the league table.
Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus scored twice during the Burnley game on Tuesday night and he’s expected to continue to lead the line in the absence of star striker Sergio Aguero.
For Manchester United, Paul Pogba is expected to return to the squad after two months out with an ankle problem.
According to Andy Murray, Manchester City will beat Manchester United 3-1 to maintain the pressure on leaders Liverpool.