Steve Nicol predicts Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur

Manchester United's Marouane Fellaini in action with Southampton's Dusan Tadic as Manchester United's Paul Pogba looks on

Manchester United will face Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League this weekend.

Liverpool legend Steve Nicol has told ESPN that Manchester United will win against Tottenham Hotspur at home this weekend.

United will take on Tottenham at White Hart Lane in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon.

Former Liverpool defender Nicol has backed the Red Devils to pick up all three points from the encounter.

Steve Nicol

Spurs, not sure what you are going to get from them,” Nicol told ESPN. “Man United at home - that’s a deciding factor. Man United take this.”

United will head into the match against Spurs on the back of a 2-0 victory over Zorya Luhansk away from home in Europa League Group A.

Jose Mourinho’s side are sixth in the Premier League table at the moment with 21 points from 14 matches.

The Red Devils are nine points behind fourth-placed Manchester City and as many as 13 behind leaders Arsenal. United have won only one of their last eight league matches, drawing six.

New Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho poses ahead of the press conference

Meanwhile, Tottenham currently find themselves fifth in the standings with 27 points from 14 matches.

Spurs will head into the game against United on the back of a 3-1 victory over CSKA Moscow at the Wembley Stadium in London in Champions League Group E.

The North London outfit won 5-0 against relegation candidates Swansea City at White Hart Lane in the league last weekend.

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