‘I don’t think Manchester United can win it’ — Paul Merson makes Manchester United prediction ahead of Watford and Villarreal clash

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Watford will host Manchester United at Vicarage Road on Saturday evening, and it’s a game Manchester United are expected to win.

Football pundit Paul Merson is backing United to beat newly promoted Watford away from home, but the Arsenal legend doesn’t think Manchester United can win the following game against Villarreal.

Merson told Sportskeeda in his prediction: “They will beat Watford and move on, but will they beat Villarreal? I don’t think so. Even a draw guarantees them qualification, but they aren’t going to win the UEFA Champions League, are they?

“I think Manchester United will win here and rather comfortably. That said, I predict it to be a harder game than what was the case against Tottenham Hotspur, believe it or not. Cristiano Ronaldo and Edinson Cavani have done well together upfront and could once again be chosen to lead the line by Solskjaer.”

Merson backed Manchester United to beat Watford 3-1.