Michael Owen states his prediction for Man United v Man City

Annette Crawford
December 8, 2017

Manchester City and Manchester United could contest another overseas derby next summer, as the International Champions Cup considers shelving plans to hold matches in China.

Kanchelskis was part of the United side that won the Premier League and FA Cup double in 1994.

The Premier League is so hard and tough, ' said the midfielder. With the Russian on the right wing and Ryan Giggs on the left, Sir Alex Ferguson labelled the team one the best he assembled during his time at Old Trafford.

They could choose to return to the United States, where they played three matches this summer, or remain in Europe.

Happily for Mourinho, sitting deep, packing the midfield and allowing the opposition possession sits exactly into his protocol for away games against top sides, as revealed by Diego Torres in his biography of the former Real Madrid coach, and as practised with stultifying efficiency against Liverpool this season. The remaining place goes to the only locally born player to have scored a trophy-winning goal for either Manchester club in years; Jesse Lingard's certainly the man for the big occasion, and his movement could help create space for his team-mates to create big problems.

Mourinho made comments that evoked the signature scene in the classic movie "A Few Good Men", as gave status updates on six of his players, one of which, Nemanja Matic was previously thought to be injured to a degree of severity that he might have to miss the Manchester Derby.

"Now it is City who play with wingers and you can see City are scoring a lot of goals".

Sunday's derby game will present the likes of Ander Herrera, Delay Blind and young Scott McTominay the chance to prove their worth if selected by the manager, which can also influence the game positively for United, as we saw with Rashford.

City have let in just ten goals but I'm minded to put that down to the irresistible form the team has shown going forward as much as any huge improvement at the back since last season when they were very flaky. Now there is a big change.

Manchester United will be hoping to move to within five points of the Premier League leaders with a win against Manchester City.

Manchester United's Jose Mourinho is the latest to have a try on Sunday and he loves nothing more than setting up a team to subdue and frustrate a big rival. I can't wait for this game.

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